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pretentious

making an extravagant outward show, self-important

prodigious

extraordinary in bulk, quantity, or degree, great in size, enormous

profligate

a wasteful person; extremely wasteful, given to licentiousness

propensity

preference, natural inclination

propriety

correct conduct

prudent

wise and careful about practical matters

reconcile

to reestablish friendship, to resolve a dispute

rectitude

state of moral integrity

regimen

the regular process, procedure, or system of doing something

reprehensible

deserving blame or reprimand

reproach

to blame for something; a disgrace

reprove

to scold or to rebuke for a misdeed usually with kindly intent

retrospection

a looking back or contemplation of the past

sagacious

wise, shrews, very discerning

scrupulous

very principled, very careful and conscientious

serene

calm, placid

solicitous

worried, concerned

stately

dignified, majestic

summon

to call together, to send for or to request to appear

supercilious

haughty, vain and arrogant

supplication

begging, humbly asking for a favor

tacit

understood, silent, not spoken, implicit

taciturn

quiet, not verbose

tranquil

peaceful, calm

transient

quickly passing, fleeting

trepidation

fear, trembling, agitation

trifling

not significant, frivolous

upbraid

to scold harshly, to reproach

veracity

devotion to the truth

vexation

discomfort or distress

volatile

quickly changeable, easily vaporized

voluble

ability to use words easily, fluent and glib

vouchsafe

to grant in a condescending manner

wanton

immoral, lewd

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