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::: mischance - ill luck
::: nominal - in name only; of a name; trifling; (of a sum of money) very small; CF. nominate: propose as a candidate; appoint
::: rectify - set right; correct; CF. rect-: right
::: scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
::: hubris - arrogance; excessive self-conceit
::: granary - storehouse for grain
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
::: preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
::: plumber - one who installs and repairs pipes and plumbing(pipes)