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misadventure - mischance; ill luck; Ex. death by misadventure
ostensible - apparent; appearing as such; professed(pretended); pretended; Ex. ostensible purpose of the expedition
figment - invention; something invented; imaginary thing; Ex. figment of your imagination
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
glutinous - sticky; viscous; gluey
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
alias - an assumed name esp. by a criminal (usually to mislead people); ADV. alias
caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard