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mischance - ill luck
welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
apostate - one who abandons his religious faith or political beliefs; N. apostasy
quaff - drink with zest; drink with relish(zest; hearty enjoyment);
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
grumble - complain; mutter discontentedly; grouch; N.