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Word: misadventure

Definition: mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure


Sentences Containing 'misadventure'

Fortune, when she Bound thee apprentice to the esquire trade, Her care and tenderness of thee displayed, Shaping thy course from misadventure free.

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