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mischance - ill luck
hoodwink - deceive; delude
dowse - use a divining rod to search for underground water or minerals
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor
accolade - award of merit; strong praise and approval
tout - promote or publicize (one's goods or service); praise excessively (as a form of advertisement); CF. advertise
bellicose - warlike
smattering - slight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
quail - cower; shrink back in fear; lose heart