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alacrity
eager and enthusiastic willingness
obviate
to anticipate and make unnecessary
onerous
troubling
burdensome
truculent
fiere and cruel
eager to fight
voracious
having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit
ravenous
vexation
annoyance
irritation
disparage
to slight or belittle
dilettante
one with an amaturish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge
derision
scorn; ridicule; contemptuous treatment
profligate
excessively wasteful; recklessly extravagant
tacit
implied; not explicitly stated
trenchant
keen; sharply perceptive; penetrating
inimical
damaging; harmful; injurious
presumptuous
overstepping due bounds(as of propriety or courtesy)
taking liberties
antipathy
aversion
dislike
obdurate
unyielding; hardhearted; intractable
prevaricate
to deliberately aviod the truth
to mislead
enervate
to weaken
to reduce in vitality
ingenuous
naive;guileless; trusting; credulous
propriety
appropriateness
assauge
to make less severe; ease; relieve
deride
to mock; ridicule; make fun of
laconic
using few words; terse
laudable
deserving of praise
pendant
one who pays undue attention to book, learning and rules; one who displays learning ostentatiously