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mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
nonplus - put at a loss; bring to a halt by confusion; perplex; CF. no more
insouciant - without concern or care; unconcerned; indifferent
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
caustic - burning; corrosive; able to burn by chemical action; sarcastically biting; (of remarks) intended to hurt; bitter; harmful; OP. harmless
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
listless - lacking in spirit or energy; languid
sadistic - inclined to cruelty; N. sadism: delight in cruelty
languish - lose animation or strength