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complacent
self-satified; unconcerned; content to a fault
reticent
disposed to be quiet, not speak freely; reserved
meticulous
taking or showing extreme care about minute details: painstaking: thorough.
caprice
a sudden and impulsive notion or action
placate
to sooth or mollify especially by concessions: appease
mollify
1. to calm in temper or feeling.

2. to reduce the rigidity of: soften
eccentric
unconventional; deviating from accepted practice.
dogmatic
asserting opinions in a dictatorial manner.
fallacious
deceptive; logically unsound; misleading.
capricious
impulsive
devious
departing from the most direct way; circuitous; roundabout.
abstract
thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects or actual instances.
plausible
having the appearance of truth, reliability or reason
pertinent
relevant
soporific
causing or tending to cause sleep; drowsy
quiescent
being at rest; quiet or still; inactive or motionless.
repose
state of being at rest; dignified calmness; sleep.
obscure
hard to perceive; nebulous; meaning not clear or plain.
theoritical
hypothetical; existing only in principle; not pratical.
candid
frank or outspoken; free from reservation or disguise.
frank
marked by free, forthright, and sincere expression
outspoken
1: direct and open in speech or expression: frank.
2: spoken or expressed without reserve.
morose
sullenly ill-humored (person)
expressing gloom, glum (adj.)
carp
to find fault or complain querulously
carping
marked by or inclined to querulous and often perverse critism.
perverse
corrupt; wrongheaded
querulous
habitually complaining
ostentatious
characterized by a pretentious show in order to impress
querulous
carping; characterized by or full of complaints.
repudiate
to reject with disapproval, condemnation or denial
condemnation
censure, blame
reprehensible
worthy or deserving reprehension
reprehend
to voice disapproval of: censure
condemn
to declare to be reprehensive, wrong, or evil
eminent
standing out so as to be readily perceived or noted: conspicuous
virulent
actively poisenous; intensely noxious; deadly.
noxious
harmful to living things, health, mind or morals.
squander
to spend or use extravagantly lavishly or wastefully
prevaricate
to speak falsely or misleadingly so as to avoid the truth; to lie
innocuous
harmless; inoffensive
ambience
atmosphere