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::: misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
::: posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior
::: feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
::: reparation - compensation (for loss or wrong); amends; Ex. make reparation for the damage; CF. repair
::: lithe - flexible; supple; CF. limber
::: irrepressible - unable to be restrained or held back; impossible to hold back
::: tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
::: protocol - diplomatic etiquette; ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats; first copy of a treaty before its ratification; Ex. Protocol demands that the queen meet him at the airport.