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compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
irreconcilable - impossible to reconcile; incompatible; not able to be resolved
obstreperous - boisterous; noisy and uncontrollable
qualify - reach a necessary standard; limit the meaning of something stated
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
lascivious - lustful
preempt - prevent in advance; head off(forestall); forestall by acting first; appropriate for oneself before others; supplant; take the place of; displace; Ex. preempt any attempts; ADJ. preemptive
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter