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stickler - perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right
indolent - lazy
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
infamous - notoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
belie - contradict; give a false impression; disguise; Ex. The poor sales belied our high hopes; Ex. Her smile belies her true feeling of displeasure.
conformist - person who uncritically conforms to the customs of a group; OP. nonconformist: one who does not conform to accepted beliefs of norms