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Acerbic

Having a sour or bitter taste or character; sharp; biting

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Aggrandize

To increase in intensity, power, influence, or prestige

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Amenable

Agreeable; responsive to suggestion

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Anachronism

Something or someone out of place in terms of historical or chronological context

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Contiguous

Sharing a border; adjacent; touching

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Credulous

Tending to believe too readily

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Cynicism

An attitude or quality or belief that all people are motivated by selfishness

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Decorum

Polite or appropriate conduct

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Derision

Scorn, ridicule, contemptuous treatment

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Desiccate

To dry out or dehydrate; to make dry or dull

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Dilettante

One with an amateurish or superficial interest in the arts or a branch of knowledge

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Disparage

To slight or belittle

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Fawn

To flatter or praise excessively

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Flout

To show contempt for, as in a rule or convention

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Garrulous

Pointlessly talkative; talking too much

The customers can be quite garrulous; explaining every event that occurred leading towards their issue or problem

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Glib

Marked by ease or informality; nonchalant; lacking in depth; superficial

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Hubris

(Noun) Arrogance; overbearing presumption or pride

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Imminent

About to happen; impending

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Immutable

Not capable or change

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Impetuous

Hastily or rashly energetic; impulsive and vehement

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Inimical

Damaging; harmful; injurious