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aesthetic
artistically beautiful or pleasing
Asher's paintings
assiduous
dilligent; unceasing, persistent
Adam Studied Super hard in his free time and I didn't Understand how he could be so dilligent
cajole
to coax with flattery and insincere talk
the CAJun food
compel
to pressure by force
the COMPuter was pressured to open a word document
cordial
warm and friendly
Mrs. CORD was very friendly
didactic
morally instructive; boringly pedantic
the DIctionary was very instructive
eclectic
combining elements from a variety of sources
a collection of stamps from different countries
ephemeral
lasting for a markedly brief time
the EPH is temporary
facilitate
to make easy or easier
FACIL (in Spanish) means easy
gregarious
seeking and enjoying others' company (sociable)
you enjoy the company of GREG
impede
to delay or obstruct the progress of
walking (PED) delays
inept
inappropriate; foolish; incompetent
I was foolish in thinking that...
laconic
terse or concise
LAC, lagging behind is not being brief
lugubrious
exaggeratedly mournful or gloomy
the LUG bug is extremely gloomy
misconstrue
to think of or explain wrongly
to CONSTRUE in your mind wrongly
obstinate
unreasonably determined to have one's own way
the OBeSe man is very stubborn about the TIN that he ATE
phlegmatic
hard ot make excited or active; dull
PH was very dull about the new invention: the LEG-MATIC
pretentious
claiming to be more important, elegant, etc. than is so
the queen in PRE-modern times was pretentious
pugnacious
eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome
PUGs are ready to fight
reprimand
to scold harshly or formally
the MAN scolded the PRIncess
scrutinize
to look at carefully or examine closely
Mr. SCRooge examined the TIN
surly
bad-tempered; rude and unfriendly
CURLY-SUe behaved badly
transient
passing away with time; temporary
the sight of the TRANS-train is temporary
veracity
truthfulness; accuracy or precision
VERdad (in Spanish) is true
whimsical
full of or characterized by odd or fanciful notions
the WHIz was very odd