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Bellicose

Inclined to fight or quarrel
Pugnacious
Warlike

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Cull

Select
Pick out
Choose

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Demur

Object
Take exception

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Divert

Amuse
Entertain
Give pleasure to

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Equivocate

Be deliberately ambiguous
Use misleading terms so as not to commit oneself

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Ingenuous

Innocent and simple
Artless
Naive

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Mendacious

Lying
Untrue
Deceitful

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Preen

Dress up
Make oneself trim
Neaten up
Fuss in dressing

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Pusillanimous

Lacking in courage
Cowardly
Timid

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Quagmire

Wet, boggy ground that gives way under the foot
Difficult situation