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saccharine - cloying sweet; characteristic of sugar or saccharin
precise - exact
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
sportive - playful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
slither - slip or slide
churlish - boorish; rude; N. churl: boor; yahoo
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
fraudulent - cheating; deceitful; Ex. fraudulent means; N. fraud: deception; swindle
ribald - marked by vulgar lewd humor; wanton; profane; N. ribaldry: ribald language or joke
punctilious - minutely attentive (perhaps too much so) to fine points; stressing niceties of conduct or form; N. punctilio, punctiliousness: careful attention payed to every small exact detail