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1

fleeting; ephemeral

-adj
-very brief
-lasting for a short time

2

penchant; predilection

-noun
-a liking or prefernace for something
- an INCLINATION

3

capricious; mercurial

-adj
-very changeable
-characterized by caonstantly-shifting moods

4

boorish; uncouth; crass

-adj
-vulgar
-characterized by crude behavior and deplorable manners
-unrefined

5

indignant

-adj
-characterized by outrage at something that is perceived as unjust
- angry
-offended

6

innuendo

-noun
-a veiled reference
-hint
-insinuation, suggestion

7

thwart; stymie

-verb
-to stop, frustrate, prevent

8

adroit; deft; adept

-adj
-to have or show great skill (skillful)
-DEXTEROUS
-nimble

9

admonish

-verb
-to earnestly caution
-to warn against (another) to avoid a course of action

10

incontrovertible

-adj
-indisputable
-beyond doubt
-unarguable