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affable
adj.
courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to

genial
amicable
agreeable
cordial
aggrandize
v.
to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater

augment
amplify
enhance
exalt
amorphous
adj.
shapeless, without definite form; of no particula type or character; without organization, unity or cohesion

formless
unstructured
nebulous
inchoate
aura
n.
that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality

ambience
atmosphere
contraband
n.
illegal traffic, smuggled goods ADJ. illegal, prohibited

ADJ.
illicit
bootleg
unlawful
erudite
adj.
scholarly, leraned, bookis, pedantic

profoundly educated
well-read
gossamer
adj.
thin, light, delicate, insubstantial; N. a very thin, light cloth

adj.
filmy
diaphanous
sheer
airy
feathery
gauzy
infer
V. to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply

gather
deduce
presume
guess
speculate
inscurtable
adj.
incapable of bein understood; impossible to see through physically

impenetrable
incomprehensible
enigmatic
insular
adj.
relating to, characteristic of, or situated on an island; narrow or isolated in outlook or experience

narrow-minded
parochial
provincial
irrevocable
adj.
incapable of being changed or called back

irreversible
unrecallable
unalterable
propensity
n.
a natural inclination or predilection toward

natural bent
proclivity
penchant
querulous
adj.
peevish, complaining, fretful
remonstrate
v.
to argue or plead with someone against something, protest against, object to

reason against
expostulate
repudiate
v.
to disown, reject, or deny the validity of

disavow
abjure
renounce
resilient
adj.
able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly

springy
elastic
buoyant
bouncy
reverberate
v.
to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeadtedly

rumble
thunder
boom
echo
scurrilous
adj.
coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language) foul-mouthed

obscene
filthy
abusice
vituperative
sedulous
adj.
persisten, showing industry and determination

assiduous
tireless
indefatigable
sleazy
adj.
thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character; ethically low, mean, or disreputable

inferior
cheesy
tawdry
tatty