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mischance - ill luck
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
defection - desertion
parsimony - stinginess; excessive frugality; ADJ. parsimonious
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
adverse - going against; opposing; unfavorable; hostile
philanderer - faithless lover; flirt
cull - pick out from others (to kill the weakest members); reject; select; collect (information); N.
tirade - long angry denunciatory speech; diatribe; harangue; extended scolding; denunciation