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1. Arrogant; lacking humility; scornfully proud

2. Wasteful or extravagant

3. To imitate - follow an example

4. Difficult to understand - grasp - or perceive

5. Submissive

6. A speech or action that treats a serious subject with ridicule

7. Genuine

8. Off to the side

9. Carefree

10. To make a fake painting

11. Nobody; of little importance

12. To detail item by item - to list

13. To indicate or make clear

14. Reduction or decrease due to outside influence

15. To idolize

16. To alienate; to remove from a position or relationship

17. Formal etiquette

18. A small quantity of measure

19. Overly attentive to trifling details

20. Light; thin; gauzy (cloth - cobweb)

21. Surrounding atmosphere ('ambience of a restaurant')

22. To bring back from the dead

23. Very harmful

24. Much attention - a spectacular public display.

25. Weighty

26. An ambitious flatterer; brown-noser

27. Difficult to explain

28. One who enjoys his own pain

29. The essential details of how something is to be accomplished.

30. A little bit

31. To cause belief

32. Someone who is inexperienced

33. Illegal

34. Authentic; true

35. Blossoming

36. An expression of warm approval; praise.

37. Deliberately vague; open to two or more interpretations

38. Easily managed or controlled; governable

39. Reduced or removed

40. Overly sweet

41. A witty - offhand remark

42. Someone who trespasses

43. To give ('bestow on you three wishes')

44. To brazenly or openly break a law or tradition

45. Reminiscent of a funeral

46. To bump or push - as in a crowd

47. A renegade; one who desserts his principles

48. Honor or accolades

49. To obstruct; to block out (n. occlusion)

50. To avoid; to forego