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jaded
wearied, especially by too much of a good life
jingoism
extreme patriotism
jocund
merry; jolly
ken
range of knowledge
kleptomaniac
compulsive stealer
knave
clever bad guy
latent
potential but not yet displayed
laconic
not saying much; brief; terse; concise; succint
lambaste
to thrash, maul, beat, whip, or bludgeon with big things and other fun stuff; to scold sharply or rebuke
magnanimous
noble; generous; forgiving; magnificently kind
malediction
a spoken curse
malevolent
wishing evil on others; malicious
nadir
absolutely lowest point
nefarious
evil
neophyte
beginner
obsequious
fawning; too easily compliant
obtrude
to force oneself or one's ideas on others; to extrude; to stick out
obtuse
stupid, thick-headed
palpable
capable of being touched or felt; tangible
pensive
engaged in deep, often sad, thought
penury
poverty; destitution
quandary
state of uncertainty; dilemma
quixotic
having the same foolish, impractical, romantic idealism as Don Quixote
quorum
minimum number of people that have to be at a meeting in order for the meeting to be official
rampant
unrestrained
rapacious
plundering; ravenous; greedy
recapitulate
to repeat, or state again, in a form that is more laconic and much briefer than the manner in which it was initially stated
saga
long adventure story
sedition
conduct or language inciting rebellion against authority
sequester
to separate, set apart, isolate