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pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
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
estimable - (of a person) worthy of esteem; admirable; deserving esteem; possible to estimate
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
impeach - charge (a public official) with crime in office; raise doubts about; indict; Ex. impeach a witness's credibility
promiscuous - mixed indiscriminately; indiscriminate; not choosing carefully; indiscriminate in the choice of sexual partners; irregular, particularly sexually; Ex. promiscuous life/girl; N. promiscuity
maculated - spotted; stained; CF. immaculate
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity