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irascible - irritable; easily angered
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
impetuous - violent; hasty; rash; impulsive; without careful thought; Ex. impetuous decision
qualms - uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.
penitent - repentant; N.
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile
benign - kindly; favorable; not malignant (disease); Ex. benign tumor
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)