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Abstracted
1. Removed or separated from something else; apart.
2. Lost or deep in thought; preoccupied.
Acuity
Acuteness of vision or perception; keenness.
Apathy
1. Lack of interest or concern, especially regarding matters of general importance or appeal; indifference.
2. Lack of emotion or feeling; impassiveness.
Commensurate
Equal
Convivial
1. Fond of feasting, drinking, and good company; sociable. See Synonyms at social.
2. Merry; festive
Dilatory
to delay
Fortuitous
Something good or bad that happened by chance
Fractious
1. Inclined to make trouble; unruly.
2. Having a peevish nature; cranky
Supercilious
Feeling or showing haughty disdain
strident
loud and harsh sounding
transcended
suprpassed, exceeded
turgid
swollen
vacuous
Devoid of matter; empty.
2.
a. Lacking intelligence; stupid.
b. Devoid of substance or meaning; inane: a vacuous comment.
c. Devoid of expression; vacant
impetuous
1. Characterized by sudden and forceful energy or emotion; impulsive and passionate.
2. Having or marked by violent force
ineptness
LACK of competence or judgement
jaunty
1. Having a buoyant or self-confident air; brisk.
2. Crisp and dapper in appearance; natty.
Juxtapose
To place together; side by side
levity
excessive frivolity, flippancy
Magnanimity
1. Courageously noble in mind and heart.
2. Generous in forgiving; eschewing resentment or revenge; unselfish.
laud
to praise, to extol
vicarious
1. Felt or undergone as if one were taking part in the experience or feelings of another
2. experiencing by imagining or observing another's activity
vista
distant view seen through an opening
wan
pale, sickly
precipitate
to cause to speedily occur, throw headlong