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injurious

harmful

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spurious

false; counterfeit; forged; illogical

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ostentatious

showy; pretentious; trying to attract

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disputatious

argumentative; fond of arguing

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fractious

unruly; disobedient; irritable

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facetious

joking (often inappropriately); humorous

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propitious

favorable; fortunate; advantageous

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fictitious

imaginary

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adventitious

accidental; casual

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surreptitious

secret; furtive; sneaky; hidde

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licentious

amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained

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tendentious

having an aim; biased; designed to further a cause

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pretentious

ostentatious; pompous; making unjustified claims; overly ambitious

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sententious

terse; concise; aphoristic

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bumptious

self-assertive

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obsequious

slavishly attentive; servile; sycophantic

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devious

roundabout; erratic; not straightforward

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oblivious

inattentive or unmindful; wholly absorbed

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Impervious

impenetrable; incapable of being damaged or distressed

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noxious

harmful

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obnoxious

offensive

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anomalous

abnormal; irregular

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callous

hardened; unfeeling

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frivolous

lacking in seriousness; self-indulgently carefree; relatively unimportant

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nebulous

vague; hazy; cloudy

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meticulous

excessively careful; painstaking; scrupulous

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incredulous

withholding belief; skeptical

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sedulous

diligent; hardworking

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acidulous

slightly sour; sharp, caustic

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tremulous

trembling; wavering