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abscond
to leave and hide
aberrant
deviating from the norm
approbation
approval or praise
audacious
bold, fearless
capricious
changes mind often, unpredictable
censure
to publicly rebuke
chicanery
trickery
disabuse
to undeceive, to set right
disparate
different
equivocate
to use ambiguous language
extemporaneous
done without planning
fulminate
to loudly attack or denounce
ingenuous
frank, candid
inured
accustomed to accepting something undesirable
irascible
easily angered
truculent
fierce and cruel
virulent
poisonous, hostile
perfunctory
done without care
avarice
greed
castigation
severe criticism or punishment
chary
wary, sparing
dearth
scarcity, lack
demur
to question or oppose
disinterested
free from bias
ebullience
liveliness or enthusiasm
emollient
soothing to the skin
esoteric
intended for a small, specific group
impecunious
lacking money
incipient
beginning to become noticeable
innocuous
harmless
intransigent
refusing to compromise
penurious
penny-pinching
pernicious
extremely harmful, potentially causing death
redoubtable
awe-inspiring
aver
to assert
bombastic
pompous
dissemble
to disguise or mislead
endemic
characteristic of a region
halcyon
calm
hegemony
dominance of one idea over another
iconoclast
one who attacks tradition
impunity
immunity from punishment
inchoate
initial stage
infelicitous
unfortunate
insipid
without taste
mendacity
dishonesty
obdurate
unyielding
obsequious
flattering
opprobrium
disgrace
pedagogy
the profession or principles of teaching
pedantic
showing off knowledge
penury
poverty
pithy
precise and brief
platitude
superficial remark offered as meaningful
querulous
prone to complaining
rancorous
having long-lasting resentment
recalcitrant
defiant of authority
repudiate
to refuse to have anything to do with something
specious
seemingly true, yet false
spurious
lacking authenticity
surfeit
excess
tenacity
determination

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