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  1. Prodigal
    • spendthrift
    • extravagant person
    • squandering his wealth
  2. Artifice
    trickery, guile

    Opposite: sincerity
  3. Self-effacement
    withdrawal from attention
  4. Circuitous
    indirect
  5. Officious
    meddlesome
  6. Sycophantic
    fawning, flattering, servantile, obsequious
  7. Obsequious
    • Obsessive or fawning to an excessive degree
    • Sychophantic
  8. Deferential
    respectful
  9. Equivocate
    avoid committing oneself to what one says

    "politicians hedging and equivocating"
  10. Penury
    extreme poverty
  11. Nonplussed
    at a loss of what to say or do
  12. Discomfited
    make uneasy, abashed, disconcerted
  13. Disconcerted
    disturb the composure of, unsettle
  14. Phlegmatic
    stolid, undemonstrative, uncaring
  15. Ardent
    passionate, eager
  16. Banality
    commonplace, trite, overused expression

    "banality of a greeing card"
  17. Skulduggery
    dishonest, unscrupulous
  18. Chicanery
    trickery
  19. Erudite
    Scholarly, learned

    Ant: Ignorant
  20. Effrontery
    shameless boldness, shocking
  21. Diffidence
    tentativeness, timidity
  22. Aberrant
    deviating from normal

    Ant: Ordinary

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