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::: impolitic - not wise; not expedient; not politic
::: sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track
::: gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: ravel - fall apart into tangles; entangle; unravel or untwist
::: irreparable - not able to be corrected or repaired; impossible to repair
::: emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: natation - swimming
::: cynical - skeptical or distrustful of human motives; N. cynicism; CF. cynic: person who believes all people are motivated by selfishness