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adamant

unyielding, a very hard substance

2

adroit

clever, resourceful

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antic

clownish

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arcadian

serene

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baleful

deadly

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bellicose

quarrelsome

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bilious

unpleasant

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boorish

crude, insensitive

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calamitous

disastrous

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caustic

corrosive, sarcastic

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cerulean

sky blue

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comely

attractive

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contumacious

rebellious

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corpulent

obese

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effulgent

brilliantly radiant

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equanimous

even, balanced, calm

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friable

brittle

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garrulous

talkative, wordy

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guileless

naive

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histrionic

theatrical

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hubristic

proud, over-confident

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insiduous

subtle, treacherous

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intransigent

uncompromising

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inveterate

persistent, habitual

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inviduous

resentful, envious

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puerile

childish, silly

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jocular

jesting, playful

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judicious

discreet

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lachrymose

tearful

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limpid

simple, transparent, serene

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loquacious

talkative

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mannered

artificial

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mendacious

deceptive

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minatory

menacing

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munificent

lavish, generous

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nefarious

wicked

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noxious

harmful, corrupting

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obtuse

blunt, stupid

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parsimonious

frugal, restrained

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pendulous

indecisive

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petulant

rude

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puckish

impish (from Shakespeare?)

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querulous

whining, cranky

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quiescent

inactive, dormant

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rebarbative

irritating

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recalcitant

resistant

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redolant

aromatic

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risible

laughable

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ruminative

contemplatative

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sagacious

wise

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salubrious

healthful

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trenchant

sharp, penetrating

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turgid

swollen, pompous

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ubiquitous

persuasive

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verdant

green, unripe

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voracious

ravenous

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wheedling

flattering

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withering

devastating

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zealous

eager, devoted