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Catalyst

Stimulus, spur, the cause of something, impetus

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Languid

Lacking energy, relaxed, lazy, lethargic

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Nonchalant

Casual, relaxed

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Cantankerous

Irritable, bad-tempered, ill minded?

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Exasperation

Irritation, annoyance

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Impetuous

Impulsive, hasty, reckless, rash

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Petulant

Irritable, bad-tempered

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Vex

To irritate, annoy, irk

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Plight

A predicament or difficult situation

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Quagmire

Swamp, predicament, quandary

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Quandary

A difficult situation; a predicament.

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Repugnant

Disgusting, repulsive, offensive

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Motley

Colorful, varied, diverse

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Variegated

Diverse, multicolored

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Ornate

Elaborately decorated, fancy

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Versatile

Good at many things, adaptable, multipurpose

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Empathy

Sensitivity to another's situation

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Empirical

Based on observation/evidence

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Ineffable

Indescribable, inexpressible

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Introspective

Inward-looking, thoughtful

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Nostalgia

Emotional recollection of the past