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slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
compile - assemble; gather; accumulate; make (a report or a book) from facts and information found in various places; Ex. compile a dictionary
maelstrom - violent whirlpool; violent or tublent situation; CF. stream
chagrin - annoyance and disappointment; vexation (caused by humiliation or injured pride)
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
decipher - decode; CF. indecipherable
hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
irascible - irritable; easily angered
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court