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haphazard - random; by chance; happening in an unplanned manner; Ex. haphazard growth of the town
farce - broad comedy; mockery; humorous play full of silly things happening; ADJ. farcical
harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
diffidence - shyness; lack of self-confidence; timidity; ADJ. diffident
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant
amnesty - pardon (allowed by government to political criminals)
mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
betroth - become engaged to marry