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smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
egotism - tendency to speak or write of oneself excessively; conceit; self-importance
peripatetic - walking about from place to place (to work); moving; Ex. peripatetic school of philosophy
vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
apotheosis - elevation to godhood; an ideal example of something
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
recondite - abstruse; not easily understood; profound; secret
pendulous - hanging; suspended