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idealistic

unrealistically aiming for perfection

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guileless

innocent and without deception

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undefiled

pure

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puritanical

practicing strict religious or moral behavior

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decent

of acceptable standard

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notorious

well known, typically for some bad quality or deed

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immoral

not conforming to accepted standards of morality

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ribald

referring to sexual matters in an amusingly coarse way

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deceitful

dishonest

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vile

extremely unpleasant

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innocent

not guilty of a crime

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upright

strictly honorable

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temperate

showing moderation or self-restraint

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truthful

honest

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respectable

regarded by society to be good, proper, or correct

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vicious

deliberately cruel or violent

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unprincipled

not acting in accordance with moral principles

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vulgar

lacking sophistication, distasteful

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dishonest

behaving in an untrustworthy way

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foul

disgusting

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virtuous

having or showing high moral standards

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exemplary

serving as a desirable model

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abstentious

characterized by abstinence; self-restraint

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honorable

respectable, title indicating distinction

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wicked

evil or morally wrong

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incorrigible

habitual, not able to be corrected

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reprobate

unprincipled (used humorously)

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intemperate

having lack of self-control

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unscrupulous

having no moral principles

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recalcitrant

having uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline

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faultless

free from defect or error

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chaste

abstaining from any sexual nature

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austere

severe or strict in manner or appearance

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trustworthy

able to be relief on as honest

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corrupt

having a willingness to act dishonestly for personal gain

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dissembling

concealing one's true motives

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depraved

morally corrupt

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sensual

involving gratification of the senses and physical pleasure

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dishonorable

bringing shame or disgrace

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philandering

womanizer

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righteous

morally right or justifiable

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pure

not mixed with any other substances, untainted

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ascetic

charcterized by practice of severe delf-discipline, typically relgious

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straightforward

uncomplicated

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degenerate

having lost qualities considered normal and desirable

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infamous

well known for some bad quality or deed

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indecent

not conforming with generally accepted standards of behavior

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dissolute

lax in morals

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base

person without moral principals

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opportunistic

exploiting chances offered by immediate circumstances without morals

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religious

believing in a religion

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regenerate

reformed or reborn in spiritual sense

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agnostic

believes that nothing is known

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profane

secular

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diabolic

disgracefully bad or unpleasant

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charitable

relating to the assistance of those in need

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reverent

feeling or showing deep and solemn respect

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holy

dedicated or consecrated to God or a religious purpose

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atheistic

disbelieving or lacking belief in Gode

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sacrilegious

involving or commiting violations of what is regarded as sacred

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fiendish

extremely cruel or unpleasant

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pious

devoutly religious (or hypocritical display of virtue)

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saintly

very holy or virtuous

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irreligious

indifferent or hostile to religion

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materialistic

excessively concerned with material possessions

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blasphemous

sacrilegious against God or sacred things

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devout

showing deep religious feeling or commitment

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angelic

exceptionally beautiful, innocent, or kind

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impious

not showing respect for a god

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carnal

relating to physical and sexual needs

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unregenerate

not reforming or showing repentance

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faithful

remaining loyal and steadfast

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skeptical

having doubts or reservations

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irreverent

showing a lack of resepect for people or things that are generally taken seriously

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godless

not recognizing or obeying God

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altruistic

selfless

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civil

polite

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tactful

considerate

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hospitable

welcoming

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convivial

cheerful and friendly

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anti-social

contrary to the laws or customs of society

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discourteous

showing rudeness and a lack of consideration for other people

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ill-mannered

havng bad manners, not behaving well in social situations

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brusque

abrupt in speech or manner

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grumpy

bad-tempered and irritable

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waspish

readily expressing anger or irritation

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amicable

having a spirit of friendliness, civil

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courteous

polite, respectful, or considerate in manner

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gracious

courteous and pleasant

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jovial

cheerful and friendly

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acrimonious

angry and bitter

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impudent

not showing due respect for another person

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unrefined

not processed to remove impurities

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churlish

rude in a mean-spirited way

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fractious

irritable and quarrelsome

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taciturn

untalkative

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contentious

causing or likely to cause an argument

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cooperative

willing to be of assistance

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amiable

friendly

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jolly

happy and cheerful

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