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capricious
unpredictable, fickle
The capricious Cathy couldn't decide which pair of capris to wear.
redundant
more than necessary, repetitive
Redundant Rob repeatedly repeats.
pragmatic
practical
Polly from Prague is so pragmatic. She's always so practical.
tact
saying the right think at the right time; diplomacy
Tim is so tact, he always knows what to tell.
disparage
to speak badly of, malign
Don't diss David. You're disparaging him.
enhance
to increase in value; to make better
The herb enhanced the flavor of the stew.
pious
holy, devoted, religious
Polly is so pious; she's always praying.
fanatic
overly zealous or enthusiastic
SMAP fans are such fanatics
exemplary
worthy of example or praise
Ellen wrote an exemplary essay that was excellent.
incessant
not ceasing, endless
Ian, stop your incessant whining!
acclaim
v. to praise highly
n. praise, renown
Ann is the one that wrote that acclaimed book about the apple that everybody loved.
provincial
narrow-minded
those provincial folk from provinces. They're so old-fashioned and narrow-minded compared to the city-folk
disdain
v. to consider unworthy of consideration
n. extreme dislike, contempt
Dan has great disdain toward dumb Dane
vigor
strength, energy
Vail vigorously wrote with great vigor
complacent
pleased with oneself, smug
That Chris, always smug and complacent
pretentious
showy, ostentatious (PRETENDING that you're great)
Peter is so pretentious, he is always show-offy pretending to be so great.
conspicuous
obvious
Look at Cole. He looks so conspicuous in that flashy bright red outfit for a spy
alleviate
to lessen; to make easier or lighter
Aleve alleviates pain
vulnerable
open to harm, susceptible
Vannah is so vulnerable in difficult situations, she is so easily attacked
banal
boring, ordinary, prosaic, insipid
Bob is so banal. Boring, and ordinary
superficial
shallow, lacking depth, cursory
Sally is so superficial, she's such a ditz
vacillate
to be undecided, to waver, fluctuate
Valerie vacillates between which color to paint her vines
reticent
restrained, silent, reserved
Robby is so reticent. I rarely hear him speak.
eloquent
having fluency and polish in speech
Many Ethiopian immigrants with they were eloquent and fluent in english