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sleazy
Adj - thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy, or inferiror in quality or character; ehtically low, mean, or disreputable
aggrandize
V - to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater
infer
V - to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply
aura
N - that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality
affable
Adj - courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
amorphous
Adj - shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type of character; without organization, unity or cohesion
resilient
Adj - able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly
irrevocable
Adj - incapable of being changed or called back
retrench
V - to cut down, reduce in scope and cost
gossamer
Adj - thin, light, delicate, insubstantial
N - a very thin, light cloth
scurrilous
Adj - coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed
sedulous
Adj - persistent, showing industry and determination
repudiate
V - to disown, reject, or deny the validity of
contraband
N - illegal traffic, smuggled goods
Adj - illegal, prohibited
remonstrate
V - to argue or pelad with someone against something, protest against, object to
insular
Adj - relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience
querulous
Adj - peevish, complaining, fretful
erudite
Adj - scholarly, learned; boorish, pedantic
propensity
N - a natural inclination or bent toward
inscrutable
Adj - impossible to see through physically; incapable of being understood
reverberate
V - to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
archetype
N - an original model after which similar things are patterned; a perfect or typical example