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brouhaha
a confused hodgepodge of sounds, an uproar or commotion
cloy
to spoil or destroy an appetite by too much indulgence, esp. in sweet things
demeanor
the way a person behaves
deference
courteous, yielding to the wishes and ideals of others
enigmatic
puzzling
definitive
conclusive, final
bumptious
excessively self confident
choleric
easily made angry
bulwark
a strong defense or protection, wall-like structure
curtail
to cut short
adamant
firm in purpose or opinion, unyielding
profligate
given over to dissipation and self-indulgence, immoral nad reckless spending
mawkish
excessively sentimental
thwart
to oppose successfully, prevent
onus
something that is heavy or burdensome
requisite
needed, necessary
mollify
to soften, make gentle
sartorial
of or pertaining to a tailor and his work, having to do with clothes or dress
presentiment
a vague sense of approaching misfortune
impromptu
without preparation, offhand
forbearance
tolerance and self control, patience
remit
to send or hand in
to cancel
to forgive