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sagacious
having or showing sound judgement and keen perception
inert
unable to move or act and only slowly
anomaly
deviation or departure from the normal order
eclectic
selecting what appears to be the best from diverse sources
idyllic
like something picturesque
ostentatious
pretentious to impress others
spurious
lacking validity or authenticity
surreptitious
made by stealthy means
flippant
disrespectful levity or talkative
laconic
using few words, concise
tractable
easily controlled
temerity
excessive, arrogant self-confidence
esoteric
mysterious or secret
aberration
deviation or distortion
garrulous
talkative
impugn
to oppose or attack as untrue esp. censure
placate
to stop the anger, appeasement
assiduous
diligent or persistant
accolade
greating or approval
erudite
a learned person
exonerate
to free from blame
evanesce
to vanish like vapor
penchant
a definate liking or inclanation
pundit
a brahmanic scholar, critic
neophyte
a recent religious convert; novice
invective
bad or abusive language
parsimonious
excessive thrift or stingy
paucity
smallness or scarcity
verisimilitude
appearing to be real or true
pugilist
a boxer
prodigious
enormous or extraordinary
diminutive
very small
malfeasance
misconduct
malaise
depressed or sick
ingratiate
to try to be in good standing with
insolence
rude, disregard
affinity
close attraction or relationship
gregarious
social or companionable
anthropomorphic
understanding
insouciant
lighthearted
antebellum
before the civil war
perennial
year to year or seasonal
sojourn
temporary, veering off course
mendacity
dishonesty
bucolic
rustic
indigent
poor
maladroit
clumsy
deft
quick and skillful
audacious
boldness or insolence
incense
to anger
incontrovertible
undesputed, totally right
fathom
to understand
demagogue
emotional or prejudice politician
donnybrook
brawl
echelon
step-like arrangement, authority
tepid
lukewarm