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aberrant adj. departing from the right, normal, or usual course; deviating from the ordinary, usual, or normal type; exceptional; abnormal..

abnegate v.t., to refuse or deny oneself (some rights, conveniences, etc.); reject; renounce; to relinquish; give up..

abstemious adj sparing or moderate in eating and drinking; temperate in diet; characterized by abstinence, restricted to bare necessities; sparing..

asperity n. harshness or sharpness of tone, temper, or manner; severity; acrimony.

bacchanal n., adj. a follower of Bacchus;  a drunken reveler; an occasion of drunken revelry; orgy; bacchanalia; pertaining to Bacchus; bacchanalian..

baleful adj. full of menacing or malign influences; pernicious..

berate v.t., to scold; rebuke; abuse, vilify, vituperate, objurgate..

blackguard n. a low, contemptible person; scoundrel; Obs. a. a group of menial workers in the kitchen of a large household; b. the servants of an army; c. camp followers; to revile in scurrilous language..

bluster v.i. to roar and be tumultuous, as wind; to be loud, noisy, or swaggering; utter loud, empty menaces or protests..

brazen adj. shameless or impudent..

bromide n. potassium bromide; a platitude or trite saying; a person who is platitudinous and boring..

canine adj. of or like a dog; pertaining to or characteristic of dogs: canine loyalty..

canorous adj. melodious; musical..

censorious adj. tending to blame, condemn, severely critical; faultfinding; carping; implying or expressing harsh criticism or disapproval; as, "censorious remarks"..

clement adj. mild or merciful in disposition or character; lenient; compassionate..

contumely n.. insulting display of contempt in words or actions; contemptuous or humiliating treatment; a humiliating insult..

demure adj. characterized by shyness and modesty; reserved; affectedly or coyly decorous, sober, or sedate..

effete adj. lacking in wholesome vigor; degenerate; decadent: an effete, overrefined society; exhausted of vigor or energy; worn out.

egregious adj. extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant: an egregious mistake; an egregious liar..

fructuous adj. productive; fertile; profitable: a fructuous region, rich in natural resources..

gaucherie n. lack of social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkwardness; crudeness; tactlessness..

hebetude n. the state of being dull; lethargy..

inanition n. exhaustion from lack of nourishment; also, emptiness..

infrangible adj. that cannot be broken or separated; unbreakable; that cannot be infringed or violated; inviolable..

intransigent adj. refusing to agree or compromise; uncompromising; inflexible..

invidious adj. calculated to create ill will or resentment or give offense; hateful; offensively; injurious..

irenic adj. tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful or conciliatory..

jocund adj. marked by or suggestive of high spirits and lively mirthfulness..

legerity n. alert facile quickness of mind or body; physical or mental quickness; nimbleness; agility..

luculent adj. clear or lucid; easily understood; convincing; cogent..

obstreperous adj. resisting control or restraint in a difficult manner; unruly; noisy, clamorous, or boisterous..

pestiferous adj. Bearing or bringing disease; infected with or contaminated by a pestilential disease; morally evil or dangerous to society; pernicious; troublesome; annoying..

pique v., n. to affect with sharp irritation and resentment, esp. by some wound to pride..; (related, look at: dudgeon)

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