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acerbic
adj.
1. Bitter or sour to the taste.
2. Biting or stinging in tone; sarcastic.
canard
n. A groundless report or story, often one made up deliberately to deceive.
debonair
adj. Elegant in appearance and charming in manner.
deign
v. To lower oneself in one’s own estimation; to condescend.
dotage
n. Mental deterioration associated with advanced age.
foist
v. To impose something unwanted or unneeded on an unwilling recipient.
insipid
adj.
1. Tasteless
2. Lacking excitement; uninteresting.
misconstrue
v. To misunderstand or misinterpret
narcissism
n. Excessive admiration of oneself.
overweening
adj.
1. Excessively proud.
2. Lacking restraint; immoderate.
paean
n. A hymn of joy, praise, or appreciation.
repartee
n. Conversation marked by quick and witty verbal exchanges.
repine
v. To express deep sadness or discontent; to long for something lost.
sartorial
adj. Relating to clothing, especially tailored clothing.
svelte
adj. Slender and graceful; having sleek lines.