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Hubris

Excessive pride or self-confidence.

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Deride

Express contempt for, ridicule.

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Exuberance

The quality of being full of energy,

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Gaucho

A cowboy of the South American pampas

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Pampas

Extensive, treeless plains in South America

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Klick

Military word meaning 1 kilometer.

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Zarf

Holder used for coffee cups without a handle. Also known as a java jacket or sleeve.

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Incessant

continuing without pause or interruption

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Tepid

Showing Little enthusiasm

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Obsequious

obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree

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Intrigue

arouse the curiosity or interest of; fascinate. a mysterious or fascinating quality.

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Minutia

Precise details, small or trifling matters

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Trifling

Of very little importance; trivial; insignificant

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Compendium

A summary, epitome, or abridgement

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abhorrent

inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant.

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Panache

a grand or flamboyant manner; style; flair

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Verve

enthusiasm or vigor; spirit

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Amicable

having a spirit of friendliness; without serious disagreement or rancor (bitterness)

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Onanism

withdrawal of the penis in sexual intercourse so that ejaculation takes place outside the vagina; Also known as "coitus interruptus"

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Higemony

influence or control over another country, a group of people, etc.