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avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
mishap - unfortunate accident
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
withdrawn - introverted; retiring; remote
fanciful - whimsical; visionary; imaginary; produced by imagination; Ex. fanciful scheme
matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
submissive - willing to obey orders; yielding; timid
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)