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acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
impious - irreverent
derivative - unoriginal; obtained from another source; Ex. derivative prose style; N.
confide - tell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
altruistic - unselfishly generous; concerned for others; N. altiruism: unselfish concern for the welfare of others; unselfishness; OP. egoism
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child