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Academic

Very learned but inexperienced in practical matters

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Apologetic

Feeling of showing regret; regretfully acknowledging fault of failure

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Audacious

Extremely bold or daring; recklessly brace (some positive and some negative)

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Bittersweet

Pleasurable accompanied by suffering or regret (some positive and some negative)

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5

Blunt

Abrupt in manner or address, straight to the point, slow in understanding

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Casual

without serious intention, nonchalant, lacking a high degree of interest

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Ceremonial

Characterized by ceremony, formal, ritual

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Clinical

Extremely objective and realistic, dispassionately analytic. unemotionally critical

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Colloquial

characteristic of ordinary or familiar conversation, not formal or literary

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Conciliatory

to overcome the distrust or animosity of, to appease, placate, or pacify

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Conversational

marked by the qualities of conversation or spoken exchange between people

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12

Detached

impartial or objective, disinterested, unbiased

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13

Didactic

intended for instruction, instructive

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14

Effusive

overly demonstrative, lacking reserve

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15

Elevated

exhalted or noble, lofty, formal, dignified

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erudite

characterized by great knowledge, learned, scholarly

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Exhoratory

Advising, urging, or cautioning earnestly

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Factual

Pertaining to facts

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Fanciful

Showing fancy, whim, or caprice, ornamental rather than practical, whimsical

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Fatalistic

accepting of all things as inevitable, powerless to change things

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Formal

stiff, using textbook style, following accepted rules, styles

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Giddy

Frivolous or light hearted, not worthy of serious notice

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Grand

stately, majestic, or dignified, of great importance distinction, oo pretension

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Grave

serious, solemn, sober, weighty, threatening a bad outcome or involving serious issues

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Impartial

not partial or biased, just, fair

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Impassive

without emotion, apathetic, unmoved, calm

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Impersonal

Not influenced by personal feelings, not engaging the emotions

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Incredulous

disinclined to believe, unwilling to accept what's offered as true

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Indifferent

without interest or concern, not caring, apathetic, impartial

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Informal

Lacking formality or ceremony, suitable ti casual and familiar speech and writing

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Informative

Instructive, tending to increase knowlege (please use sparingly)

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Insistent

persistent, emphatic in dwelling upon, maintaining, or demanding something

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Instructive

Serving to inform, enlightening, conveying instruction, knowledge

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Learned

Having much knowledge, scholarly, erudite, connected with pursuit of knowledge

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Matter- of- Fact

direct ir unemotional, straightforward, down to earth

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Nonchalant

generally unconcerned, indifferent, unexcited, casual

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Objective

not influenced by personal feelings, based on facts, unbiased

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