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suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
irascible - irritable; easily angered
shirk - avoid (responsibility, work, etc.); malinger
retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
irrelevant - not applicable; unrelated
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
overture - musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); Ex. overtures for peace
unsullied - untarnished; CF. sully
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.