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Petulant

Easily annoyed

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Tempestuous

Showing violent behavior

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Placid

Not easily irritated

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Mercurial

Subject to sudden unpredictable change

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Piliant

Able to adjust

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Intrinsic

Belonging to something by nature

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Ephemeral

Lasting a short period of time

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Frenetic

Excessively agitated

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Affords

Gives access to

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Arrogate

To take or claim

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Eschew

To avoid on purpose

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Inter

To place in a grave

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Imbue

Inspire, to fill, to soak

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Floundering

To struggle helplessly

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Apogee

A final climatic stage

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Epiphany

A realization

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Capitulate

Give in to demands

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Impugn

To dispute the truth, to attack as wrong

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Acrimony

Bitter feelings

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Cacophony

Loud, harsh, confusing sounds

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Sinecure

A position requiring little to no work

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Gainsaid

Contradicted or denied

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Dilapidated

Fallen into decay and ruin

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Diminutive

Very small

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Ostentatious

Intended to attract notice

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Orator

A person who gives a speech

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Miscreant

A person without moral scruples

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Scruples

Feelings of doubt regards to morality

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Interloper

Someone who intrudes on the privacy of others, someone who becomes involved in a situation they are not wanted

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Duress

Compulsory force or threat

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Ebullience

Overflow with eager enjoyment

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Ignoble

Not noble

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Precarious

Not secure

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Facetious

Cleverly amusing in tone