Reproach- criticize or express disappointment
Extol- to praise
Demean-lower in status or worth
Exacerbate- to make more severe
Admonish-gently criticize or warn
Juxtapose-to place side by side
Quell- to put down forcefully
Despondent- depressed; having no hope
Belligerent- eager to fight
Docile – ready to accept control or instruction; submissive.
Exemplary – representing the best of its kind.
Gusto –enjoyment or vigor in doing something; zest.
Haughty – arrogantly superior and disdainful.
Incompatible – so opposed in character as to be incapable of existing together.
Indignant – showing anger at what is perceived as unfair treatment.
Irrefutable – impossible to deny or disprove.
Judicious – having, showing, or done with good judgment or sense.
Levity – humor or frivolity.
Lucid – expressed clearly; easy to understand.
Nonchalant – feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed.
Ostentatious – designed to impress or attract notice.
Pretentious – attempting to impress by displaying greater importance or talent.
Quip – a witty remark.
Stringent – strict, precise, and exacting.
Recant – ay that one no longer holds an opinion or belief.
Truncate – to shorten (something) by cutting off the top or the end.
Urbane – suave, courteous, and refined in manner.
Whittle - carve (wood) into an object by repeatedly cutting small slices from it.