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peremptory

bossy
insisting on immediate attention or obedience, especially in a brusquely imperious way

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virulent

poisonous
extremely severe or harmful in its effects

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disposition

mood
a person's inherent qualities of mind and character

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decimation

obliteration
to destroy a great number or proportion of

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conciliatory

Of intent to pacify
to overcome the distrust or hostility of; placate; win over

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quelled

suppressed

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solicitous

caring

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pulchritude

beauty

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aural

hearing

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malleable

workable in shape

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avarice

materialism

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adament

stubborn

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tout

brag

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morose

depressed

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surfeit

surplus

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pedantic

meticulous

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enumerate

list

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insiduous

wicked

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exonerated

freed of blame

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expiate

atone for (guilt or sin)

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idyllic

tranquil

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jingoism

extreme patriotism

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arraign

call upon

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averse

reluctant

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officious

interfering

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inhibit

restrain

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intransigent

unmoving

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melancholy

sad
depression

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enumerate

list
to mention separately as if in counting;
count

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officious

interfering

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profiteer

scalper
make or seek to make an excessive or unfair profit, especially illegally or in a black market

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succor

relief
assistance and support in times of hardship and distress

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sundry

miscellaneous

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transient

moving
lasting only for a short time; impermanent

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extirpation

destruction; extermination

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slight

insult

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obfuscate

darken
to confuse, bewilder, stupefy

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maudlin

overemotional

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exigent

urgent

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perquisite

bonus

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estrange

alienate

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comely

attractive

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scintillating

effervescent
sparkling or shining brightly; lively

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apogee

climax

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hubris

overconfidence

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palpable

tangible

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equnimity

tranquility

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enervate

to weaken

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ardous

challenging

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latent

idle

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lull

calm period

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Nascent

Just beginning

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Probity

Virtue

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Zealot

Fanatic

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Arduous

Challenging

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Pertinacious

Goal-driven

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Impugned

Challenged

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Fractious

Troublesome