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acumen
sharpness of insight
anachronism
something chronologically inappropriate
bellicose
warlike; aggressive
caustic
biting, sarcastic, able to burn
deface
to mar the appearance of; vandalize
euphoria
feeling of well being or happiness
furtive
secret, stealthy
gluttony
eating and drinking to excess
hyperbole
purposeful exaggeration for effect
indigenous
native, occuring naturally in an area
jingoism
belligerent support of one's country
lithe
moving and bending with ease, graceful
magnanimous
generous, noble in spirit
mettle
courageousness; endurance
nefarious
viscious, evil
obsolete
no longer in use
pariah
outcast
portly
stout; dignified
quell
to crush or subdue
revere
to worship, regard with awe
sobriquet
nickname
truncate
to cut off, shorten by cutting
verbose
wordy
wily
clever, deceptive
zealot
someone passionately devoted to a cause