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Dogmatic
arrogant and stubborn, often unproven beliefs

(dictatorial)
Jaundiced
prejudiced, hostile

(cynical/skeptical)
Castigate
to criticize or punish severely

(reprimand/chastise)
Ignominy
public shame/disgrace

(infamy/disgrace)
Furtive
secretive or stealthy

(sneaky/surreptitious)
Extradite
to turn over to legal jurisdiction of another government / authority

(deport)
Ostracize
to banish or shut out from a group or community

(exile)
Candid
outspoken or blunt

(frank or direct)
Jingoism
extreme, chauvinistic patriotism, often aggressive, warlike policy
Rancor
extreme hatred

(enmity)
Inexorable
unrelenting or unavoidable

(relentless)
Extol
to praise highly

(exult)
Clement
merciful or lenient

(forbearing or benign)
Diffident
lacking self-confidence / shy

(timid)
Ostensible
professed but not necessarily true

(supposed)
Condone
to forgive or overlook

(pardon/excuse)
Enigma
mystery / something inexplicable

(riddle/puzzle)
Officious
excessively eager to deliver unasked-for or unwanted help

(meddlesome/interfering)
Credence
belief or trust

(faith / confidence)
Jaunty
a buoyant self-confidence air

(confident or poised)
Intrepid
without fear ; brave

(fearless)
Destitute
extremely poor

(impoverished)
Culmination
climax

(apex)
Concur
to be of the same opinion / agree

(support)
Abate
to lessen in violence or intensity

(subside)
Decorum
conformity to standards of conduct

(propriety)
Dole
to give out sparingly
Gamut
the whole range/extent
Duplicity
intentional deceit in speech or conduct

(deception)
Effigy
a crude dummy or image representing a hated person(s)
Austere
stern or severe

(strict)
Contrite
feeling regretful

(repentant / remorseful)
Magnanimous
noble or generous in forgiving

(generous)
Impound
to confine or retain in legal custody

(confiscate)
Unctuous
exaggeratedly or insincerely polite

(oily/not genuine)
Expatriate
one who chooses to live outside of his/her native country
Expound
to clarify or explain

(elaborate)
Cajole
to persuade with false promise and flattery

(coax)
Inscrutable
not easily understood

(enigmatic)
Balk
to refuse stubbornly or abruptly

(hesitate)
Acrimony
bitter hostility

(animosity)
Dour
stern and ill-humored

(forbidding)
Exult
to rejoice or feel triumphant

(celebrate)
Métier
the work one is made out for

(forté)
Harry
to annoy or harass

(bother or pester)