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mischance - ill luck
analogy - similarity; parallelism; comparing two similar things
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
congenital - existing at birth
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
swell - long wave of water that moves continuously without breaking; V.
protean - able to take on many forms; versatile; CF. Proteus: sea god to change his shape at will
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
burlesque - give an imitation that ridicules; imitate mockingly