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  1. discreet
    regard to respecting privacy or maintaining silence prudent;. a discreet silence.3.modestly unobtrusive; unostentatious
  2. choleric
    • extremely irritable or easily angered;.Obsolete .a.bilious.b.causing biliousness.wrathful, testy, impatient, touchy.
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  3. scurrility
     abuse, vilification, invective; indecency, vulgarity.
  4. obstinate
    firmly or stubbornly adhering unyielding attitude; inflexibly persisted in or carried out3.not easily controlled or overcome4.not yielding to treatment
  5. benign
    having a kindly disposition; gracious: a benign king.2.showing or expressive of gentleness or kindness: a benign smile.3.favorable; 
  6. malady
    any disorder or disease of the body, especially one that is chronic or deepseated.2.any undesirable or disordered condition: social maladies; a malady of the spirit.
  7. benefice
    a position or post granted to an ecclesiastic that guarantees a fixed amount of property or income.2.the revenue itself.3.the equivalent of a fief in the early Middle Ages.
  8. ostentatious
    characterized by or given to pretentious or conspicuous show in an attempt to impress others: anostentatious dresser.
  9. dissipation
    dispersion; disintegration.3.a wasting by misuse: the dissipation of a fortune.4.mental distraction; amusement; diversion.
  10. engendering
    to produce, cause, or give rise to: Hatred engenders violence.2.to beget; procreate.
  11. solicitous
    anxious or concerned (usually followed by about, for,  etc., or a clause): solicitous about a person'shealth..3.eager (usually followed by an infinitive)careful or particular
  12. prudent
    wise or judicious in practical affairs; sagacious; discreet or circumspect; sober.2.careful in providing for the future; provident:
  13. suffice
    to be enough or adequate for; satisfy.
  14. concede
    to acknowledge as true, just, or proper; admit:
  15. disdainful
    scornful.
  16. acrrue
    to happen or result as a natural growth, addition, etc.2.to be added as a matter of periodic gain or advantage, as interest on money
  17. sanguine
    cheerfully optimistic, hopeful, or confident: a .2.reddish; ruddy: a sanguine complexion.3 having blood as the predominating humor.
  18. feign
    to represent fictitiously; put on an appearance of
  19. disperse
    to drive or send off in various directions; scatter: to disperse a crowd.2.to spread widely; disseminate: to disperse knowledge.3.to dispel; cause to vanish:
  20. prevarication
    a false or deliberate misstatement; lie:
  21. ribald
    vulgar or indecent in speech, language, etc.; coarsely mocking, abusive, or irreverent; scurrilous.
  22. reprove
    to criticize or correct, especially gently: to reprove a pupil for making a mistake.2.to disapprove of strongly; censure:
  23. eminent
    high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished: eminent statesmen.2.conspicuous, signal, or noteworthy: eminent fairness.3.lofty; high: eminent peaks.4.prominent; projecting; protruding
  24. stringent
    rigorously binding or exacting; strict; sever
  25. licentious
    sexually unrestrained; lascivious; libertine; lewd.

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