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brusque

abrupt in manner or speech

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concise

short and to the point

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demean

to cause a lowering of self esteem

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despicable

deserving contempt or scorn

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emulate

to try to equal or intimidate

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evoke

to call forth, to produce

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excruciating

very painful

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inaugurate

to install into office

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pervade

to spread throughout

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pseudonym

fictitious name used by author or business

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proprietor

owner of store or business

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rebuff

to reject bluntly

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resilient

capable of recovery quickly

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turbulent

chaotic, unruly

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bonus word a

abasement

to lower in rank position or office

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avid

strong desire, eager