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Blithe

adj. lighthearted, casual, and carefree.

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Bumptious

adj. arrogant, conceited.

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Capricious

adj. impulsive, whimsical, and unpredictable.

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Churlish

adj. ill-mannered, boorish, rude.

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Circumspect

adj. cautious, wary, watchful.

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Craven

adj. cowardly.

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Diffident

adj. lacking self-confidence; shy and timid.

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Gregarious

adj. 1. Seeking and enjoying the company of others; sociable. 2. Tending to form a group with others of the same kind.

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Irascible

adj. irritable, easily aroused to anger; hot tempered.

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Overweening

adj. 1. Presumptuously arrogant, over-bearing. 2. Excessive, immoderate.

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Perfidious

adj. treacherous, dishonest; violating good faith, disloyal.

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Personable

adj. pleasing in appearance or manner; attractive.

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Petulant

adj. peevish; unreasonably or easily irritated or annoyed.

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Pretentious

adj. showy, pompous, putting on airs. Blood Orange.

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Puerile

adj. 1. Childish, immature. 2. Suitable only for children; belonging to or of childhood.

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Punctilious

adj. very conscientious and precise; paying great attention to details or trivialities, especially in regard to etiquette.

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Sagacious

adj. having or showing sound judgement; perceptive, wise

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Sanguine

adj. 1. confidently cheerful, optimistic. 2. of the color of blood; red.

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Saturnine

adj. gloomy, dark, or sullen.

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Surly

adj. bad-tempered, gruff, or unfriendly in a way that suggests menace.