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diffident
shy, timid
Disdain
scorn, despise
Docile
Obedient
Equanimity
composure, calm
Facade
false, artificial appearance
facetious
humorous
fastidious
excessive care
fatuous
silly
flaunt
show off, boast
furtive
sly, stealthy
glib
fluent, slick expression
gregarious
social, good mixer
harangue
bombastic, ranting speech
idiosyncrasy
peculiarity, oddness
illicit
unlawful
importune
beg insistently, wheedle
incredulous
unbelieving, skeptical
inexorable
relentless, inflexible
invective
abusive
loquacious
excessive talking, garrulous
ludicrous
ridiculous
martinet
strict disciplinarian
maudlin
weakly, effusively sentimental
nebulous
hazy, vague
obsequious
servilely attentive
ostracize
exile, shun
panacea
cure-all remedy
pander
abet, exploit weakness of another
placate
soothe, appease
prodigious
extraordinary in bulk, vast, huge
prolific
fertile, productive
propensity
natural inclination, leaning
prudent
shrewd, careful
redundant
wordy, repetitive
surreptitious
stealthy, covert; furtive
taciturn
reserved
truculent
cruel, harsh
vacillate
fluctuate, hesitate
vilify
malign, slander, call names
vituperation
invective, bitter condemnation
abhor
scorn, loathe
abstraction
a deduction, without physical form
acme
apex, summit
affluence
wealth, copiousness
amnesty
pardon
assuage
relieve, mitigate
bilious
peevish, sour
blase
uninterested, satiated
captious
critical, quarrelsome
circumspect
prudent, cautious
contraband
illegal goods
countenance
visage, demeanor
deleterious
harmful, detrimental
despot
tyrant
dissident
dissenting, dissatisfied
effrontery
shameless boldness, presumption
erudite
learned, scholarly
expatiate
digress
felicitous
well-suited, apt
garrulous
talkative, loquacious