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vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
impending - nearing; approaching; about to happen
vociferous - clamorous; noisy; V. vociferate: cry out loudly (when complaining)
malapropos - inappropriate; ADV.
attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
vendetta - blood feud (esp. between two families); CF. Nina Williams
bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
effeminate - having womanly traits
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent