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::: mischance - ill luck
::: altercation - noisy quarrel
::: qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
::: erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
::: gull - trick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come
::: torpor - lethargy; sluggishness; dormancy; ADJ. torpid: lethargic; lazy; inactive; (of an animal) dormant; hibernating