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blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
cantankerous - ill-humored; irritable
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
blotch - spot; blot; CF. blot+botch
insolence - impudent disrespect; haughtiness; ADJ. insolent; CF. haughty + rude
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
obviate - make unnecessary; get rid of; Ex. obviate the need
expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient