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Acrimonious

Caustic

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Ameliorate

To make better

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Amenable

Willing to follow advice

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Amorphous

Shapeless

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Buoyant

Capable of floating, cheerful

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Cajole

To persuade with flattery

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Calamity

Event causing distress

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Debase

Reduce dignity or quality

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Efface

Erase, wear away

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Elucidate

To make clear, explain

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Ephemeral

Lasting a short time

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Ferocity

Savagery

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Flourish

Thrive, grow well

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Haughty

Arrogant

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Impervious

Impenetrable

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Inane

Non-important, stupid

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Indolence

Laziness

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Infallible

Incapable of error

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Inscrutable

Difficult to understand, mysterious

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Languid

Slow, weak

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Malice

Desire to harm others

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Oblique

Evasive, misleading

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Opulence

Wealth

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Penitent

Regretful

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Perfunctory

Acting with little interest or care