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presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
pharisee - Pharisee: member of an ancient Jewish group that emphasized strict observance of the Mosaic law (considering themselves very holy); hypocritical self-righteous person
remonstrate - protest; objection; V. remonstrate: say in protest
sluggard - lazy person
nugatory - worthless; futile
flourish - grow well; prosper; make sweeping gestures; wave; brandish; Ex. The trees flourished in the sun. N: showy movement or gesture; embellishment or ornamentation (esp. in handwriting)
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
gregarious - sociable; (of an animal) tending to form a group