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overweening - arrogant; presumptuous
optimum - most favorable; optimal; N: most favorable condition
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
trinket - knickknack; bauble; cheap jewelry
squander - waste; spend foolishly
profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
minutiae - petty or trivial details; CF. minutia
gross - total; fragrant; clearly wrong; (of people's behavior) coarse; corpulent; Ex. gross insolence/behavior; V: earn as a total amount; N: 12 dozens