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fractious

tending to be troublesome

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chastise

to criticize somebody severly, syn-chastise

3

alacrity

eagerness, willingness to do something

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contrite

remorse

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egregeious

extremely bad

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bleak

hopeless

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contentious

argue

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sedulous

diligent; hardworking

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stem

to hold back or limit the flow

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blinkered

narrow-minded

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checkered

past history/career of a person

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retiring

shy

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expansive

1. friendly and willing to talk; 2.covering large area/space

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benighted

1.ignorant people; 2.place without benefit of modern life

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hedge

1. way of protecting yourselg against loss of sth

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hedge(v.)

to surround or limit sb/sth

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fell

evil; to cut down trees

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intimate

close; very detailed; to let smbd know wat u think indirectly

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fleece

ti deceive; swindle; dupe

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demur

relectuant or unagreeable

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demure

modest

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beatific

showing great joy and peace

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preemptive

done to stop sb/sth taking action

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indigent

poor

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indignant

showing anger or surprise on injustice

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errant

travelling; behaving wrongly

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arrant

complete and utter; wihtout moderation

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errand

short trip for function

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artifice

clever and artful skill

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expurgate

censor