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Ambivalent

Having conflicting feeling toward a person or thing, such as love and hate

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Bucolic

Rural; rustic; pastoral

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Crotchety

Full of peculiar whims; ill-tempered; eccentric

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Dilatory

Slow; late in doing things; inclined to delay; meant to gain time

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Disconsolate

Sad; dejected; cheerless

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Dudgeon

Resentment; an angry or offended feeling

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Froward

Contrary; not easily controlled; stubbornly willful

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Genteel

Well-bred; refined; excessively polite

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Jocund

Pleasant; agreeable; genial

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Loquacious

Talkative

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Splenetic

Irritable; bad-tempered; spiteful

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Tendentious

Opinionated; advancing a definite point of view or doctrine

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Truculent

Fierce; cruel; savage

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Vacuous

Empty; purposeless; stupid; senseless

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Venal

That which can readily be bribed or corrupted