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avid
adj. 1. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed
2. Eager;enthusiastic
brusque
adj. 1. abrupt in manner or speech; gruff
concise
adj. Short and to the point
demean
v. To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character
despicable
adj. Deserving contempt or scorn
emulate
v. to try to equal; to imitate
evoke
v. 1. To call forth; to produce
2. To bring to mind, often by suggestion
excruciating
adj. very painful
inaugurate
v. 1. To install in office with a formal ceremony
2. To begin officially or mark the opening of.
pervade
v. To spread throughout
proprietor
n. An owner of a store or business
pseudonym
n. a fictitious name used by an author; a pen name
rebuff
v. 1. To reject bluntly
2. To drive back
n. 1. A blunt rejection
2. An abrupt setback in progress
resilient
adj. 1. Capable of recovering quickly from misfortune.
2. Returning quickly to an original shape or condition
turbulent
adj. 1. Chaotic; unruly
2. Stormy; tempestuous