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Audacious

Extremely bold or daring

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Bitter

Exhibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief

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Burlesque

Comic; mocking through caricature or comic exaggeration.

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Callous

Unfeeling; insensitive to feeling of others.

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Candid

Frank, open, honest, sincere

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Caustic

Intensely sarcastic

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Colloquial

Conversational in style

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Condescending

With an air of superiority.

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Contemplative

Reflecting, thinking

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Contemptuous

Expressing a lack of respect.

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Critical

Finding fault, judgmental

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Cynical

With an attitude of distrust

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Detached

Disconnected, impartial, neutral

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Didactic

In a tone intended to preach or teach a lesson about life.

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Disdainful

Expressing dislike or hate

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Dour

Sullen, cheerless

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Dramatic

Exaggerated

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Earnest

Intense, a sincere state of mind

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Ebullient

Enthusiastic

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Elegiac

Sorrowful, regretful

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Erudite

Learned, scholarly

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Evasive

Indirect, misleading

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Facetious

Humorous

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Flippant

Dismissive, lacking proper respect

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Forthright

Frank, direct

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Frivolous

Lacking in seriousness

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Gloomy

Dark, depressing, cheerless

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Grave

Grim, somber

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Hostile

Extremely angry

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Impartial

Lack of bias