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courteous and pleasent, sociable, east to talk to
affable
genial, amicable, agrreable, cordial
affable
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
aggrandize
augment, amplify, enhance
aggrandize
shapeless, without definite form; of no partiular type or character; without organization, unity, or cohesion
amorphous
formless, unstructured, nebulous, inchoate
amorphous
that which surrounds (as an atmospher); a distincitve air or personal quality
aura
ambience, atmosphere
aura
illegal traffic, smuggled goods, illegal, prohibited
contraband
illicit, bootleg, unlawful
contraband
scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic
erudite
profoundly educated, well-read
erudite
thin, light, insubstantial; a very thin, light cloth
gossamer
filmy, diaphanous, sheer, airy, feathery, gauzy
gossamer
to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
infer
gather, deduce, presume, guess, specualte
infer
incapable of being understood; impossible to see through physically
inscrutable
impenetrable, incomprehensible, enigmatic
inscrtable
realting to, characteristc of, or situated on an insland; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
insular
narrow-minded, parochial, provincial
insular
incapable of being changed ot called back
irrevocable
irreversible, unrecallable, unalterable
irrevocable
a natural inclination or predilection toward
propensity
natural bent, proclivity, penchant
propentsity
peevish, complaining, fretful
querulous
petualnt, touchym cranky, irratble
querulous
to argue or plead with someone againts something, protest against, object to
remonstrate
reason against, expostulate
remonstrate
to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
repudiate
disavow, abjure, renounce
repudiate
able to return to an originall shape or form; able to recover quickly
resilient
springy, elastic, bouyant, bouncy
resilient
to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
reverberate
rumble, thunder, boom, echo
reverberate
coarsly abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
scurrilous
obscene, flithy, abusive, vituperative
scurrilous
persistent, showing industry and determintaion
sedulous
assiduous, trieless, indefatigable
sedulous
thin or flimsy in texture, cheap, shoddy or inferior in quailty or charcter, ethically low, mean, or disreputable
sleazy
inferior, cheesy, tawdry, tatty
sleazy