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mischance - ill luck
repugnance - disgust; strong dislike; loathing; ADJ. repugnant: arousing disgust; repulsive
geniality - cheerfulness; kindliness; sympathy; ADJ. genial: cheerful and good-tempered
munificent - very generous in giving; Ex. munificent benefactor; N. munificience
offhand - casual; done without prior thought or preparation
ossify - change or harden into bone; become hard and unchanging in one's ideas
totem - animal, plant, or natural object serving as a symbol of a clan or family; representation of this; Ex. totem pole
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
pretension - pretentiousness; claim (without foundation); Ex. I make no pretensions to skill as an artist.
emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)