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bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
redoubtable - formidable; causing fear
necromancy - black magic; sorcery; dealings with the dead; art that professes to communicate with the spirits of the dead so as to predict the future; CF. necromancer; CF. necro+divination; CF. necro-: death; Ex. necropolis
querulous - given to complaining; complaining; fretful; whining
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
monastic - related to monks or monasteries; removed from worldly concerns
obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
mishap - unfortunate accident
epicure - connoisseur of food and drink; gourmet; ADJ. epicurean; CF. Epicurus
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia