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mishap - unfortunate accident
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
apprehensive - fearful; discerning
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
application - diligent attention; diligence; V. apply oneself
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
preposterous - absurd; completely unreasonable; ridiculous
parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.