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(especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated.

Vivacious

1

Intrusively enthusiastic in offering help or advice; interfering.

Officious

2

Angry

Ireful

3

A reason given in justification of a course of action that is not the real reason.

Pretexts

4

A sudden or unaccountable change of mood or behavior.

Caprice

5

A state or period of inactivity or dormacy.

Quiescence

6

Showing great care and perseverance

Assiduous

7

Giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable.

Propitious

8

Praise

Eulogium

9

Enthusiastic or passionate

Ardent

10

(of the weather) unpleasantly cold or wet

Inclement

11

Abrupt or offhand in speech or manner

Brusque

12

Conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies.

Repartee

13

Able to perceive or feel things.

Sentient

14

(of a person) fond of company; sociable.

Gregarious

15

make less severe or unpleasant without removing the cause;disguise the seriousness or gravity of.

Palliate

16

Health-giving; healthy.

Salubrious

17

Smelling extremely unpleasant.

Fetid

18

Gross, vulgar, or indecent use of language.

Ribaldry

19

A person who is new to a subject, skill, or belief.

Neophyte

20

A short, pith statement expressing a general truth or rule of conduct.

Maxim

21

Take or claim (somethig) to oneself without justification.

Arrogate