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affable
courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
agreeable, sociable
aggrandize
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
intensify; grand
amorphous
shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character; without organization, unity or cohesion
morph - shape
a - not
aura
that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality
atmosphere, air
contraband
illegal traffic, smuggled good; illegal, prohibited
contra - against
erudite
scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic
educated
gossamer
thin, light, delicate, insubstantial; a very thing, light cloth
gauze, ghostly
infer
to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
imply
inscrutable
incapable of being understood; impossible to see through physically
incapable;
in - not
able - allowed
insular
relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
isolated, insulation
irrevocable
incapable of being changed or called back
irreversible;
ir - not
re - again
voc - call
propensity
a natural inclination or predilection toward
prone
querulous
peevish, complaining, fretful
quarrelsome
remonstrate
to argue or plead with someone against something, protest against, object to
demonstrate
repudiate
to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
reject
resilient
able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly
springy, elastic
reverberate
to re-echo, resound, to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
resound, re-echo
scurrilous
coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
obscene
sedulous
persistent, showing industry and determination
persistent, assiduous, schedule
sleazy
thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character; ethically low, mean, or disreputable
cheesy