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quixotic - idealistic but impractical; CF. Don Quixote
provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
subside - sink to a lower level; settle down; sink to the bottom (as a sediment); descend; grow quiet; become less; moderate; abate
rejoinder - reply; retort; comeback; V. rejoin: say in reply
irate - angry; CF. ire: anger; wrath
buccaneer - pirate
penitent - repentant; N.
garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
agnostic - one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality