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brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
consistency - absence of contradictions; uniformity; degree of thickness or firmness; Ex. consistency of thick cream; CF. viscous
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
lateral - of or coming from the side
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
trifling - trivial; unimportant
abase - lower; degrade; humiliate; make humble; make (oneself) lose self-respect
pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
effluvium - noxious(harmful) smell