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indecision - irresolution; inability to make up one's mind
foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
chaotic - in utter disorder
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
accord - agreement
lexicographer - compiler of a dictionary; CF. lexicography: work of compiling a dictionary
eccentricity - oddity; idiosyncrasy