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Word: mischance

Definition: ill luck


Sentences Containing 'mischance'

He was clearly so scared by his mischance in breaking the window and by the approach of Peterson that he thought of nothing but flight, but since then he must have bitterly regretted the impulse which caused him to drop his bird.
He would have been discovered by the beating of his heart, if by any mischance the jailers had entered at that moment.
She felt all the perverseness of the mischance that should bring him where no one else was brought, and, to prevent its ever happening again, took care to inform him at first that it was a favorite haunt of hers.

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