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::: irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
::: distrait - absentminded; distracted
::: swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
::: endorse - approve; support; write one's signature on the back of; N. endorsement; CF. dorsal
::: reactionary - strongly opposed to social or political change; opposing progress; politically ultraconservative; N. OP. radical
::: defoliate - destroy leaves; deprive of leaves (by the use of chemicals); N. defoliant
::: diatribe - bitter scolding or denunciation; invective; abuse
::: scrappy - quarrelsome
::: profligate - wasteful (of money); dissipated; wildly immoral; dissolute; N: profligate person; N. profligacy
::: 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