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petulant
showing sudden irritation, esp. over some annoyance
Paragon
model of excellence or perfection
opprobrium*
public disgrace; infamy; vilification
occlude
to stop; close; to prevent the passage of
obviate
to prevent; make unnecessary; get rid of
forestall
to prevent by acting first
obdurate
unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn; unyeilding.
mirth
amusement; especially as expressed in laughter
malinger
to avoid responsibility by feigning illness
guile
deceit or trickery
fawning*
trying to please by behaving obsequiously, flattering, or cringing
cringe
shrink back as if in fear; cower
equivocate
use equivocal language to deceive people; lie; mislead; attempt to conceal the truth; N. equivocation
diatribe
bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
Desiccate
to dry out thoroughly