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lugubrious
full of or expressive of sorrow
impartial
free from bias in judgement; not inclining toward either side in a matter under dispute
irreverent
having or showing a lack of respect
colloquial
in the style of conversation
sardonic
marked by contemptuous mockery of the motives or virtues of others
insipid
Lacking the qualities requisite for spiritedness and originality; lacking an appetizing flavor
burlesque
(n.)a false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something; (v.) to mockingly represent the manner or expression of another
condescending
descending to a level considered inappropriate to one's dignity; treating in a superciliously indulgent manner
turgid
filled up with or as if with something insubstantial
benevolent
Characterized by kindness and concern for others; of or concerned with charity
supercilious
overly convinced of one's own superiority and importance
pedantic
characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters
contentious
having or showing an eagerness to fight; given to arguing; inclined to act in a hostile way