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muse

reflect deeply on a subject

dissipating

dissolving or fading

disposition

the act or means of getting rid of something

scoundrel

a wicked or evil person

imprudent

lacking wise self-restraint

shrewd

marked by practical hardheaded intelligence

jauntily

in a light and carefree way

impertinence

unmannerly intrusion

sepulchral

suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial

propriety

correct or appropriate behavior

luminary

enlightening person

antipathy

a feeling of intense dislike

edifice

building

prodigious

enormous

tempestuous

turbulent

amalgam

a combination or blend of diverse things

onerous

burdensome

fatuous

complacently or inanely foolish

paucity

scarcity

atavistic

return of a trait after a period of absence

obsequious

overly submissive and eager to please

sanctimonious

excessively or hypocritically pious

idiosyncratic

peculiar to the individual

pellucid

transparently clear

malevolent

wishing evil to others

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