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Detachment

Aloofness, indifference to wordy concerns

客觀

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Introspective

A reflective looking inward, an examination of ones own thoughts and feelings

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Flamboyant

Having a very noticeable quality that attracts a lot of attention

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Indolent

Causing little to no pain

Habitually lazy

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Dour

Serious and unfriendly; gloomy

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Credulity

Willingness to believe something

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Pecuniary

Relating to or in the form of money

9

Opportune

Suitable

done or happening at the right time

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Bellicose

Belligerent

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Mendacity

Lack of honesty, lie

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Precarious

Not stable, safe or strong

Depend on uncertain premises

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Wilful

Obstinate, stubborn

Done intentionally

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Vituperate

To abuse or censure (criticise)

to use harsh condemnatory language

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Profane

Go treat with abuse and great disrespect

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Shiftless

Lacking in resourcefulness

Lacking in ambition

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Jar

To make harsh sound

To be out of harmony

To affect disagreeably

To make unstable

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Revile

To speak about in a very critical or insulting way

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Baseness

卑鄙

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Unexceptionable

Not open to criticism or objection beyond reproach

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deft

Skilful snd clever

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Adulation

Excessive adoration or flattery

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Inscrutable

Difficult to understand, mysterious

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Avarice

Greediness

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Coup

A brilliant, suden, and usually highly successful act

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Insipid

Dull, boring

Tasteless

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Curt

Terse, sparing of word (impolite way)

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acolyte

Follower

Someone who follows and admires a leader

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Maleficent

Evil, harmful

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Vitriol

Harsh and angry words

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Abridge

To Redcar in scope

To shorten in duration

To condense