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primary - first in rank or importance; principal; earliest in time; Ex. primary stages; N. CF. first
mischance - ill luck
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
conversant - familiar with; having knowledge of
imprecation - curse; swearword
commemorate - honor the memory of; serve as a memorial to; Ex. commemorate the 100th anniversary/those who died in the war
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
assimilate - absorb; take (food) into the body and digest it; understand (knowledge) completely and be able to use properly; cause to become homogeneous (the people of a country or race in the wasy of behaving or thinking)
hapless - unfortunate; luckless