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Hot words 2/5
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  1. contemptuous
    lacking respect; scornful
  2. deprecate
    to show mild disapproval
  3. devious
    dishonest or deceptive; tricky
  4. disdainful
    full of bitter scorn and pride; aloof
  5. egotistical
    excessively self-absorbed; very conceited
  6. epicurean
    having to do with relishing the pleasure of eating and drinking
  7. exacting
    requiring a great deal of care of effort; painstaking
  8. grandiloquent
    using big a fancy words when speaking for the purpose of impressing others
  9. hidebound
    strongly opinionated; narrow-minded stubborn
  10. insolent
    boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior; rude
  11. lackluster
    lacking vitality; energy or brightness; boring
  12. laud
    to praise; extol
  13. listless
    lacking interest in something, usually because of illness fatigue or general sadness spiritless
  14. mollify
    to pacify, soothe, appease, make less severe of violent
  15. nefarious
    very mean and wicked
  16. obsequious
    obeying or performing a service for someone in an overly attentive manner
  17. ostentatious
    having to do with showing off; pretentious
  18. penurious
    stingy; relating to great poverty; itinerant
  19. pithy
    brief and full of meaning and substance; concise
  20. prattle
    to speak on an on in a senseless and silly manner; to talk foolishly
  21. quagmire
    a difficult or troubling situation; a swampy ground, bog, mire
  22. rancorous
    deeply hateful or spiteful; malicious
  23. rebuke
    to reprimand or scold sharply
  24. resolve
    firmness determination
  25. scrupulous
    showing great care and honesty, based on personal belief of what is right and proper
  26. soporific
    sleep-inducing; sleepy
  27. submissive
    voluntarily obeying another; humble
  28. superfluous
    overabundant; more than is needed; unnecessary
  29. taody
    a flatterer; a sycophant
  30. transitory
    fleeting
  31. unwavering
    firm and determined
  32. verbose
    using too many words; wordy; long winded
  33. zealous
    filled with enthusiasm; fervent
  34. impugn
    to oppose or attach someone or something as false or refutable
  35. stolid
    lacking emotion or not showing any emotion; stoical
  36. vapid
    lacking freshness
  37. phlegmatic
    calm
  38. negligible
    small
  39. lofty
    towering
  40. munificent
    generous
  41. rigor
    harshness
  42. integrity
    completeness
  43. querulous
    whining
  44. deleterious
    pernicious
  45. ambivalent
    unsure
  46. pugnacious
    belligerent
  47. meticulous
    very careful

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