Because of formatting difficulties I encountered here on the Vine, this article was originally published as a seed pointing at a Daily Kos article. After much fussing and fidgeting I have finally figured out how to get a reasonable format here on the Vine... so I deleted the seed and republished it as an article. Please feel free to suggest additional entries...
Attribution: All definitions are from Dictionary.com
- a person who is utterly intolerant of any differing creed, belief, or opinion.
- a person who amuses others by tricks, jokes, odd gestures and postures
- a person given to coarse or undignified joking.
- (of speech, writing, etc.) high-sounding; high-flown; inflated; pretentious.
[kuh-prish-uh s, -pree-shuh s]
- subject to, led by, or indicative of a sudden, odd notion or unpredictable change; erratic
- misleading; fraudulent
- not straightforward; shifty or crooked: a devious scheme to acquire wealth.
- disposed to lie, cheat, or steal; not worthy of trust; fraudulent
- a dull, stupid person; blockhead.
[ee-goh-mey-nee-uh, -meyn-yuh, eg-oh-]
- psychologically abnormal egotism.
- anything made to appear otherwise than it actually is; counterfeit
- designed to deceive or cheat; not real; counterfeit.
- likely to change, especially due to caprice, irresolution, or instability; casually changeable
- not constant or loyal in affections:
- a trick or deception, especially a swindle or confidence game involving skillful persuasion or clever manipulation of the victim.
- a piece of nonsense; twaddle; bosh.
verb (used with object), flimflammed, flimflamming.
- to trick, deceive, swindle, or cheat: A fortuneteller flimflammed her out of her savings.
- (US, informal) a person who makes a complete change of policy, opinion, etc.
- deceit, trickery, sharp practice, or breach of confidence, perpetrated for profit or to gain some unfair or dishonest advantage.
- any deception, trickery, or humbug: That course is a fraud and a waste of time.
- a person who makes deceitful pretenses; sham; poseur.
- a person who pretends to have virtues, moral or religious beliefs, principles, etc., that he or she does not actually possess, especially a person whose actions belie stated beliefs.
- a person who feigns some desirable or publicly approved attitude, especially one whose private life, opinions, or statements belie his or her public statements.
- speech that attacks, threatens, or insults a person or group on the basis of national origin, ethnicity, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or disability.
- lacking adequate or proper knowledge or information, as in one particular subject or in a variety of subjects: He is ill-informed of the danger.
[im-uh-choo r, -too r, -tyoo r, -chur]
- emotionally undeveloped; juvenile; childish.
[in-kuh n-sis-tuh nt]
- lacking agreement, as one thing with another or two or more things in relation to each other; at variance: a summary that is inconsistent with the previously stated facts.
- not consistent in principles, conduct, etc.: He's so inconsistent we never know if he'll be kind or cruel.
- acting at variance with professed principles.
- tending to arouse anger, hostility, passion, etc.: inflammatory speeches.
- not sincere; not honest in the expression of actual feeling; hypocritical.
- immature; childish; infantile: His juvenile tantrums are not in keeping with his age.
- having an undue fascination with oneself; vain.
- Psychoanalysis. tending to derive erotic gratification from admiration of one's own physical or mental attributes.
- having or showing narrow ideas, interests, etc.: a petty mind.
- mean or ungenerous in small or trifling things: a petty person.
- showing or caused by meanness of spirit: a petty revenge.
- characterized by assumption of dignity or importance, especially when exaggerated or undeserved: a pretentious, self-important man.
- making an exaggerated outward show; ostentatious.
[self-uh-gran-diz-muh nt, self-]
- increase or exaggeration of one's own power, wealth, etc., usually aggressively.
- intellectually pretentious, overconfident, conceited, etc., immature
verb (used with object), swindled, swindling.
- to cheat (a person, business, etc.) out of money or other assets.
- to obtain by fraud or deceit.
verb (used without object), swindled, swindling.
- to put forward plausible schemes or use unscrupulous trickery to defraud others; cheat.
- lacking or not based on moral scruples or principles
- not reliable; not to be relied or depended on.