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  1. supercilious

    having or showing arrogant disdain or haughtiness
  2. conscientious

    characterized by extreme care and great effort
  3. incredulous

    not disposed or willing to believe; unbelieving
  4. reciprocal

    concerning each of two or more persons or things
  5. complacent

    contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions
  6. infinite

    having no limits or boundaries in time or space
  7. intimation

    a slight suggestion or vague understanding
  8. contiguous

    having a common boundary or edge
  9. facet

    a distinct feature or element in a problem
  10. cower

    crouch or curl up
  11. interpose

  12. apathetic

    showing little or no emotion or animation
  13. languid

    lacking spirit or liveliness
  14. imply

    express or state indirectly
  15. strident

    unpleasantly loud and harsh
  16. innuendo

    an indirect and usually malicious implication
  17. erroneous

    containing or characterized by mistakes
  18. vehement

    marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions
  19. cordial

    politely warm and friendly
  20. vacuous

    devoid of matter
  21. corpulent

    excessively fat
  22. din

    a loud, harsh, or strident noise
  23. fluctuate

    move or sway in a rising and falling or wavelike pattern
  24. sporadic

    recurring in scattered or unpredictable instances
  25. rajah

    a prince or king in India
  26. elicit

    call forth, as an emotion, feeling, or response
  27. valour

    the qualities of a hero or heroine
  28. somnambulate

    walk in one's sleep
  29. denizen

    a plant or animal naturalized in a region
  30. jauntily

    in a jaunty fashionable manner
  31. rout

    an overwhelming defeat
  32. innumerable

    too many to be counted
  33. ecstatic

    feeling great rapture or delight
  34. reproach

    express criticism towards
  35. obstinate

    marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
  36. exultation

    the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
  37. nebulous

    lacking definite form or limits
  38. insidious

    working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way
  39. debauch

    a wild gathering involving excessive drinking
  40. ingratiate

    gain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
  41. perturb

    disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried
  42. dilatory

    wasting time
  43. desolate

    providing no shelter or sustenance
  44. elusive

    skillful at evading capture
  45. lapse

    drop to a lower level, as in one's morals or standards
  46. insistent

    demanding attention
  47. tentative

    hesitant or lacking confidence; unsettled in mind or opinion
  48. tumult

    a state of commotion and noise and confusion
  49. portentous

    of momentous or ominous significance
  50. irreverent

    showing lack of due respect or veneration
  51. vicarious

    experienced at secondhand
  52. settee

    a small sofa
  53. divot

    a piece of turf dug out of a lawn or fairway
  54. garrulous

    full of trivial conversation
  55. conceivable

    capable of being imagined
  56. forlorn

    marked by or showing hopelessness
  57. laden

    filled with a great quantity
  58. pasquinade

    a composition that humorously imitates somebody's style
  59. derange

    throw out of mental balance; make insane
  60. surmise

    infer from incomplete evidence
  61. superfluous

    more than is needed, desired, or required
  62. elocution

    an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice
Created on October 7, 2013

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