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brusque
abrupt in manner or speech;
gruff


brusqueness
inaugurate
1.To install in office with a formal ceremony
2.To begin officially or mark the opening of
inauguration
excruciating
Very painful
turbulent
1.Chaotic; unruly
2.Stormy; temptestuous
TURBULENCE 1. Great distur-
bance or agitation
2.Rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere
avid
1.Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed.
2.Eager; enthusiastic
emulate
To try to equal; to imitate
proprietor
An owner of a store or other business
pervade
To spread throughout



PERVASIVE
concise
Short and to the point
demean
To cause a lowering of self-esteem; to lower in reputation or character.

demeaning
despicable
Deserving contempt or scorn
evoke
1. To call forth; to produce
2. To bring to mind, often by suggestion

evocative
pseudonym
A fictitious name used by an author; a pen name
rebuff
1.To reject bluntly
2.To drive back
1.A blunt rejection
2.An abrupt setback in progress
resilient
1.Capable of recovering quickly from misfortune
2.Returning quickly to original shape/condition
RESILIENCE ability to recover