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Affable
adj: Courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to.
aggrandize
v:to increase in greatness, power,or wealth;to build up or intensity; to make appear greater
amorphous
adj: shapeless, wothout definate form: of no particular type or character, without organization
aura
n: that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality.
contraband
n: illegal traffic;smuggled goods; (adj) illegal, prohibited
erudite
adj: ,scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic
gossamer
adj: thin, light, delicate, insubstancial; (n) a very thin, light cloth
infer
v: to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
inscrutable
adj; incapable of understood; impossible to see through physically.
insular
adj; relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience.
irrevocable
adj; incapable or being changed or called back.
propensity
n; a natural inclination or predilecation toward.
querulous
adj; peevish, complaining, fretful.
remonstrate
v: to argue or plead with someone against something, protest against, object to.
repudiate
v: to disown, reject, or deny the validity of.
resilient
adj; able to return to an original shape pr form; able to recover quickly.
reverberate
v; to re-echo, resound, to reflect or be reflected repeatedly.
scurrilous
adj; coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed.
sedulous
adj; persistent, showing industry and determination
sleazy
adj; thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character; ethically low, mean, or disreputable