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brusque
Abrupt in manner or speech, gruff.
concise
Short and to the point.
emulate
To try to equal; to imitate.
evoke
To call forth; to produce.
avid
Eager;enthusiastic
demean
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character.
despicable
Deserving contempt or scorn.
excruciating
Very painful.
inaugurate
To install in office with a formal ceremony.
pervade
To spread throughout.
proprietor
An owner of a store or other business.
pseudonym
A fictitious name used by an author; a pen name.
rebuff
To reject bluntly.
resilient
The ability to recover.
turbulent
Chaotic; unruly.