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ambivalent

having or showing very different feelings about someone or something at the same time

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animosity

a strong feeling of dislike or hatred

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audacious

very confident and daring: very bold and shocking

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compel

to force someone to do something

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connotation

an idea or quality that a word makes you think about in addition to its meaning

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impudent

failing to show proper respect and courtesy: very rude

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cursory

done or made quickly

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dearth

the state or condition of not having enough of something; scarcity

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feasible

possible to do

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implauseible

not believable or realistic

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indolent

not liking to work or be active:lazy

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lucrative

producing money or wealth

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mediate

to work with opposing sides in an argument or dispute in order to get an agreement

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proponent

a person who argues or supports something

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deign

do something that one considers to be below ones dignity

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prudent

having or showing careful good judgment

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sqander

to use in a foolish wasteful way

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viable

capable of being done or used

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vaccilate

to be undecided about some thing

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digress

to speak or writ about something that is different from the main subject being discussed