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Accusatory is:

Pointing or blaming; accusing

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Apathetic is:

Lack of feeling or care entirely.

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Awe is:

Stricken with wonder and amazement

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Bitter is:

Showing hostility as a result of pain or suffering

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Cynical is:

To question the goodness of an individual

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Condescending is:

A feeling of superiority amongst others

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Contemplative is:

Always or often in thought, reflecting on an issue.

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Critical is:

To be harsh, crude, or overly judgmental

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Choleric is:

Easily tempered, angered by a lot.

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Contemptuous is:

Showing or feeling something is worthless

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Caustic is:

Stinging sarcasm

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Conventional is:

Lacking spontaneity

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Disdainful is:

Scornful and belittling

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Didactic is:

Erudite and smart

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Derisive is:

Ridiculing and mocking

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Earnest is:

Intense and sincere state of mind

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Erudite is:

Learned, polished, and scholarly

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Fanciful is:

Using imagination and whimsy

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Forthright is:

Without hesitation, to be frank

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Aloof

Lazy, nonresponsive

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Dissident

Differing in opinion

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Effusive

To show great emotion and enthusiasm

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Effervescent

Bubbly, happy, light hearted and lively

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Vulgar

Crude, crass, rude, disgusting

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Patronizing

To be condescending or to talk with a superior heir

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Contentious

Inclined to quarrel over small matters

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Diffident

Lacking confidence

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Disingenuous

Lacking in candor or being too frank

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Incensed

To inflame with anger or indignation

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Gauche

Lacking social experience or grace