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mendacious

ADJ telling lies (esp. habitually), dishonest

miscreant

N a vicious or depraved person,villain, evil person

modicum

N a moderate or small amount

onerous

ADJ burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome, causing hardship

prosaic

ADJ commonplace or dull, matter-of-fact or unimaginative

querulous

ADJ full of complaints, complaining, inclined to find fault

recalcitrant

ADJ resisting authority or control, not obedient or compliant, hard to deal with

remonstrate

V to say or plead in protest, objection

retinue

N a body of assistants, servants tending an important personage

satiety

N the state of having enough or more than enough

secular

ADJ not pertaining to religion, pertaining to worldly things

stolid

ADJ not easily stirred or moved mentally, unemotional

subterfuge

N an artiface or expedient used to evade a rule, escape a consequence, etc

sylvan

ADJ of, or pertaining to, or inhabiting the woods

truculent

ADJ fierce, cruel, savagely brutal

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