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  • Created on: 29-03-14 20:40
Caprice/ capricious
Sudden change of attitude
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Sycophantic
Using flattery to win favour from people with power or influence
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Pragmatic
Concerned with practical consequences, rather than theory
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Tactiturn
Reserved or uncommunicative in speech, saying little
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Haughty
Proud, arrogant
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Propriety
Correct conduct
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Irksome
irritating, annoying
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Alacrity
Speed, eagerness
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Affable/ Affability
friendly, easy to talk to
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Decorum/ decorous
Polite and socially acceptable behavior
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Using flattery to win favour from people with power or influence

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Sycophantic

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Concerned with practical consequences, rather than theory

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Reserved or uncommunicative in speech, saying little

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Proud, arrogant

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