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aberration

diverging from a moral standard or expected course

beleaguered

embattled; constantly confronted with obstacles

cavalier

unconcerned with what is considered important; nonchalantly unengaged, especially with regard to serious matters

convivial

amiable; given to feasting, drinking and socializing

dissipate

to dispel by means of dispersal

encomium

warm or glowing praise; formal (usually public) tribute

fallacious

false; containing a logical error or serious misapprehension

feckless

ineffective or feeble

gauche

tactless; lacking in social refinement

holistic

emphasizing wholeness and/or the cooperation of the constituent members of a thing

ludicrous

absurd to the point of being laughable

myopia

inability to see close things clearly

neophyte

a recent convert

proverbial

calling to mind (a familiar) proverb

quixotic

hopelessly and impractically idealistic

reprobate

an unprincipled person

sundry

various

tenuous

not solid (in terms of logical connection); insubstantial

vindicate

prove correct or innocent despite previous indications to the contrary

yahoo

a bumpkin

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