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adulatory

to praise or admire excessively; fawn on

altruism

unselfish concern for the welfare of others; selflessness

antithetical

being in diametrical opposition
(diametrical: opposite sides of a diameter)

blithe

carefree and lighthearted

buffeting

a blow or cuff with or as if with the hand

capitulate

to surrender under specified conditions

classicist

one versed in the study of ancient Greek and Latin

complicity

involvement as an accomplice in a questionable act or crime

constituents

one that authorizes another to act as a representative

covenant

a binding agreement; a compact

decried

condemned openly

demarcation

the setting or marking of boundaries or limits

dismissive

showing indifference or disregard

effusiveness

marked by unrestrained or excessive emotional expression

embezzlement

to take (money) for one's own use in violation of trust

ephemeral

lasting for a markedly brief time

exasperated

to make very angry or impatient; annoy greatly

fanciful

showing invention or whimsy in design; imaginative

feckless

lacking purpose or vitality; careless and irresponsible (this sounds like someone we know!)

fecundity

the quality or powering of producing abundantly; fertility

hidebound

stubbornly prejudiced, narrow-minded, or inflexible

imperious

arrogantly domineering or overbearing (think the spell IMPERIO)

impetus

an impelling force; an impulse; something that incites

indiscernment

the act or process of exhibiting poor insight and judgment

indoctrinate

to imbue with a partisan or ideological point of view
(imbue: Inspire or permeate with a feeling or quality)

ingratiating

to bring oneself into the good graces of another especially by deliberate effort

intransigent

refusing to moderate a position, especially an extreme position; uncompromising

inveigle

to win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk (totally like TOTLS)

maverick

one that refuses to abide by the dictates of or resists adherence to a group; a dissenter

mellow

suggesting softness or sweetness; relaxed an unhurried

moribund

approaching death; about to die

obstinancy

the state or quality of being stubborn

parable

a simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson

platitude

a trite or banal remark or statement, especially one expressed as if it were original or significant

precipitous

extremely steep

prescient

of or relating to knowledge of actions or events

punctiliousness

strictly attentive to minute details of form in action or conduct; precise

rebuke

to criticize or reprove sharply; reprimanded

sagacity

the quality of being discerning, sound in judgment and farsighted; wisdom

sectarian

adhering or confined to the dogmatic limits of a sect or denomination; narrow-minded

seditiousness

of or relative to having conduct or language inciting rebellion against authority

seminal

of or relating to or having the power to originate; highly influential in an original way

slights

deliberate discourtesies; snubs

spurious

lacking authenticity or validity in essence or origin; not genuine; felse

stalwarts

ones who steadfastly support an organization or cause

stridency

the quality or condition of being loud, harsh, grating, or discordant

subsidence

the act of sinking or lowering to a normal level; the act of becoming less agitated or active

tabernacle

a place of worship; a niche for a statue or relic

taciturn

habitually untalkative

tenuous

having little substance; flimsy

uncorroborated

not strengthened or supported with other evidence

unequivocal

admittance of no doubt or misunderstanding; clear and unambiguous

unscrupulous

oblivious to or contemptuous of what is right or honorable

vitalized

endowed with life; animated

vitriolic

bitterly scathing

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