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inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
desperate - having lost all hope; despairing; reckless and violent because of loss of hope or despair; undertaken as a last resort
ingenious - marked by inventive skill; clever; resourceful; N. ingenuity
executioner - person administering capital punishment
quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
propensity - natural inclination
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)