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mishap - unfortunate accident
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
foliage - masses of leaves; CF. defoliate
sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
reconcile - make friendly again (after quarrel); make consistent (two ideas in opposition); correct inconsistencies; Ex. reconcile one's political principles with one's religious beliefs
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
somatic - pertaining to the body; bodily; physical