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unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
seedy - run-down; decrepit; disreputable; having many seeds; Ex. seedy downtown hotel
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
stultify - make stupid in mind; cause to appear or become stupid or inconsistent; suppress; frustrate or hinder; Ex. stultifying effect of uninteresting work; Ex. stultify free expression
impair - injure; hurt; damage
arrogance - pride; haughtiness; ADJ. arrogant: unpleasantly self-important (with a strong confidence in one's own importance and a lack of respect for other people)
contravene - contradict; oppose; violate (a rule, law, or custom); N. contravention
flair - talent
prosperous - successful; rich; affluent; well-to-do; well-off