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Tawny

adjective ~ of an orange-brown or yellowish-brown color.

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Bourgeois

adjective ~ of or characteristic of the middle class, typically with reference to its perceived materialistic values or conventional attitudes.

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Inane

adjective ~ silly; stupid.

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Vociferous

adjective ~ (especially of a person or speech) vehement or clamorous.

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Garrulous

adjective ~ excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters.

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Effusive

adjective ~ expressing feelings of gratitude, pleasure, or approval in an unrestrained or heartfelt manner.

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Taciturn

adjective ~ (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little.

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Miser

noun ~ a person who hoards wealth and spends as little money as possible.

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Reticent

adjective ~ not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily.

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Munificent

adjective ~ (of a gift or sum of money) larger or more generous than is usual or necessary.

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Superfluous

adjective ~ unnecessary, especially through being more than enough.

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Vacillation

noun ~ the inability to decide between different opinions or actions; indecision.

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Unmarred

adjective ~ not marred : having no injury, defacement, or imperfection.

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Sanguine

adjective ~ optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.

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Invidious

adjective ~ likely to arouse or incur resentment or anger in others.