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indifferent - unmoved or unconcerned by; having no interest in; mediocre; neither good nor bad
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
caprice - whim; sudden change of mind without any real cause
colossal - huge
rectitude - moral correctness; moral uprightness; moral virtue; correctness of judgment
restive - impatiently restless (induced by external coercion or restriction); restlessly impatient; obstinately resisting control; Ex. restive horses because of wolves; CF. not a general synonym for `restless'
foist - insert improperly; impose upon another by coercion; palm off; pass off as genuine or worthy; CF. fist