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Written by Timothy Sexton
To reject aggressively and assertively.
A reluctance to do something.
Superior and self-important within a strong context conveying a public exhibition of these qualities over others deemed inferior.
A showy display intended to attract the attention of others.
A hostile attitude; ready to pick a fight.
To strongly support an initiative or the person who is supporting it.
To show prejudice toward someone or something; although often used within the context of negatively being prejudicial, discriminate can also convey a positive preference for something of perceived high quality over something of perceived lesser quality.
Possession the property of shrewdness or being clever.
A state of wanton immorality and wickedness.
Excessively submissive to the point of humiliating oneself.
Actually being free from intense emotional highs and lows or the false public appearance of being so.
A profound and overwhelming state represented by a loss of hope.
Ceaseless and unending, often conveying a sense of being irritatingly so.
The expression of an utter lack of respect toward something or someone.
Kind, generous and charitable; often accompanied within the context of having the power to be cruel and malicious, but choosing not to be so.
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