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::: sinister - evil; ominous
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
::: fluke - unlikely occurrence; stroke of fortune; accidental stroke of good luck; ADJ. fluky
::: pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
::: disburse - pay out (as from a fund); N. disbursement; CF. purse
::: Elysium - place or condition of bliss
::: appall - dismay; shock deeply
::: fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
::: tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
::: exposure - risk, particularly of being exposed to disease or to the elements; unmasking; act of laying something open; Ex. exposure of governmental corruption