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asperity
1. sharpness or harshness of manner
2. roughness of surface; unevenness
bane
1. a person or thing that destroys or causes harm
2. causing destruction or ruin
buffoon
a person who often makes attempts at to be funny; a clown; a fool
doleful
mournful or full of sorrow; causing grief
extrovert
a person whose attention is focused on others and on what is going on around her or him, rather than on her or his own feelings
garish
excessively bright and flashy; tastelessy glaring
hierarchy
a group or system in whch positions of power are ranked, usually from lowest to highest
imbue
to fill completely with a feeling or idea; to inspire
instigate
to stir up or urge on; to provoke
penchant
a strong attraction or leaning
rambunctious
behaving in a wild and unruly manner
repertoire
the list of pieces of an actor, musician, etc. is ready to perform; the skills or accomplishments of a person or group
rudiment
1. a basic principle or skill
2. an undeveloped or beginning stage
undermine
1. to weaken or ruin by degrees
2. to attack by indirect, secret, or underhanded means
unremitting
not stopping or slowing down; constant