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misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
denounce - condemn; criticize; N. denunciation
quicksilver - mercury
wince - move back suddenly; shrink back; flinch; Ex. She winced as she touched the cold body.
catalyst - agent which brings about a chemical change while it remains unaffected and unchanged; CF. catalysis
prostrate - stretch out full on ground; make prostrate; enervate; Ex. prostrating illness; ADJ: lying face down; having lost all strength
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence