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1

Pleasing to the senses; Having a sense of beauty; giving an impression of beauty; artistic

Aesthetic

2

Something that causes or speeds up a process; a person or thing that brings about change

Catalyst

3

To say bad things about; to speak ill of; criticize; put down

Disparage

4

To flatter someone; to charm; win favor; make oneself agreeable

Ingratiate

5

Boring; dull; tasteless; unexciting

Insipid

6

Without an equal; so superior as to be without equal; incomparable; unsurpassed

Peerless

7

Correctness; appropriateness

Propriety

8

A master performer; an expert, particularly in the arts

Virtuoso

9

Sharp and bitter; sharply critical; harsh; biting

Vitriolic

10

Impulsive; Determined by impulse; odd; arbitrary

Whimsical