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mischance - ill luck
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
blunt - having a dull edge; abrupt and frank in speech or manner; brusque; V: make or become blunt
oligarchy - government by a privileged few
garrulous - loquacious; wordy; talkative; N. garrulity
seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment
generality - vague statement; general statement which is not detailed; quality of being general; greater part; most; Ex. generality of people
convulsion - violent uncontrollable shaking movement (caused by illness); V. convulse; ADJ. convulsive