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mishap - unfortunate accident
jettison - throw overboard (from a ship or plane)
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
shrivel - make or become shrunken and wrinkled (often by drying)
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
approbation - approval
stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
atone - make amends for; pay for; Ex. atone for
unction - the act of anointing with oil; Ex. extreme unction
repeal - revoke; annul