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slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
scrappy - quarrelsome
trident - three-pronged spear
hegemony - dominance especially of one nation over others
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
reconnaissance - survey of enemy by soldiers; reconnoitering; V. reconnoiter: make a preliminary inspection of (esp. to gather military information)