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misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
frolic - play and jump about happily; frisk; Ex. frolicking young lambs
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests
decrepitude - state of collapse or weakness caused by illness or old age
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
tonsure - shaving of the head especially by person entering religious orders; V.