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placid - peaceful; calm; Ex. placid child/lake
grievance - cause of complaint; complaint
rebuff - reject bluntly; snub; beat back; Ex. She rebuffed his invitation; N.
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
pillage - plunder
funereal - sad; solemn; suitable for a funeral
vile - despicable; unpleasant; disgusting; Ex. vile slander
posture - assume an affected pose; act artificially; N: pose; attitude
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
nihilist - one who considers traditional beliefs to be groundless and existence meaningless; absolute skeptic; revolutionary terrorist; CF. nihilism: belief that nothing has meaning or value; belief that destruction of existing political or social institutions is necessary for future improvement