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  • 1 misfortune — / mishap [n] bad luck; disaster accident, adversity, affliction, annoyance, anxiety, bad break*, bad news*, blow*, burden, calamity, casuality, cataclysm, catastrophe, contretemps, cross, crunch, debacle, disadvantage, disappointment, discomfort …

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  • 2 misfortune — n 1. affliction, adversity, hurt, harm, woe, ruin, ruination, Archaic. bale; infelicity; ill or bad luck, ill or bad fortune, ambsace, evil eye, evil wind, dark cloud or star, storm clouds; trouble, the devil to pay; trial, tribulation, burden,… …

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  • 3 misfortune — n. Disaster, calamity, reverse, affliction, visitation, trial, blow, stroke, adversity, distress, hardship, trouble, ill luck, ill fortune, mishap, mischance, misadventure, ill, harm …

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  • 4 stroke — I. n. 1. Blow, knock, rap, pat, hit, thump. 2. Attack, shock. 3. Affliction, reverse, calamity, hardship, misfortune, visitation. 4. Touch, dash, sudden effort, sudden effect. II. v. a. Rub gently (with the hands, in one direction) …

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  • 5 misfortune — noun the loss of their home in the flood was only the first of several misfortunes Syn: problem, difficulty, setback, trouble, adversity, stroke of bad luck, reversal (of fortune), misadventure, mishap, blow, failure, accident, disaster,… …

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  • 6 misfortune — noun Syn: problem, difficulty, setback, trouble, adversity, (stroke of) bad luck, misadventure, mishap, blow, failure, accident, disaster …

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  • 7 Grace stroke — Grace Grace (gr[=a]s), n. [F. gr[^a]ce, L. gratia, from gratus beloved, dear, agreeable; perh. akin to Gr. ? to rejoice, cha ris favor, grace, Skr. hary to desire, and E. yearn. Cf. {Grateful}, {Gratis}.] 1. The exercise of love, kindness, mercy …

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  • 8 List of Chibi Vampire characters — Below is a list of the characters from the Japanese manga and anime story Chibi Vampire by Yuna Kagesaki.VampiresKarin Maaka(voiced by Sayuri Yahagi): Blood taste : Misfortune/UnhappinessKarin is descended from a long line of purebred vampires;… …

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  • 9 Habsburg Spain — History of Spain caption=Tiepolo s The Glory of Spain |Habsburg Spain refers to the history of Spain over the 16th and 17th centuries (1516 1700), when this country was ruled by the Habsburg dynasty (also associated to its role in the history of… …

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  • 10 David Harvey (footballer) — David Harvey Personal information Date of birth 7 February 1948 (1948 02 07) (age 63) Place of birth …

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  • 11 Line of Delirium — infobox Book | name = Line of Delirium title orig = Linia Grez, Линия Грез (Russian) image caption = author = Sergei Lukyanenko (Сергей Лукьяненко) country = Russia language = Russian series = Line of Delirium trilogy genre = Space Opera, Science …

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  • 12 Shabbethai Bass — Shabbethai ben Joseph Bass (1641 1718) (Hebrew: שבתי בן יוסף), born at Kalisz, was the father of Jewish bibliography, and author of the Sifsei Chachamim super commentary on Rashi s commentary on the Pentateuch. LifeAfter the death of his parents …

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  • 13 Dark Skies (Russian Novel) — Dark Skies is a Russian science fiction novel [Tiomnyie Nebesa, Тёмные Небеса (Russian)] , the fourth of the Arrivals from the Dark pentalogy by Mihail Ahmanov, preceded by Invasion , Retaliation , and Fighters of Danveyt .Plot summaryAt the… …

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  • 14 Darius III — (reigned 336 330 b.c.)    The last king of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. Darius III was the throne name of an obscure Achaemenid man named Codomannus. In the wake of the murder of King Artaxerxes IV, he was selected for the kingship by the… …

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  • 15 mishap — misfortune / mishap [n] bad luck; disaster accident, adversity, affliction, annoyance, anxiety, bad break*, bad news*, blow*, burden, calamity, casuality, cataclysm, catastrophe, contretemps, cross, crunch, debacle, disadvantage, disappointment,… …

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  • 16 Dragon boat — This article is about Dragon boats and racing. For the festivals and holidays associated with dragon boats, see Duanwu Festival. Dragon boat Traditional Chinese 龍舟 Simplified Chinese 龙舟 …

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  • 17 tennis — /ten is/, n. a game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with rackets, in which a ball is driven back and forth over a low net that divides the court in half. Cf. lawn tennis. See illus. under racket2.… …

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  • 18 Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …

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  • 19 disaster — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. calamity, cataclysm, misfortune, catastrophe, tragedy. See adversity, evil. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. catastrophe, accident, calamity, misfortune, mishap, debacle, cataclysm, casualty, mischance,… …

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  • 20 automobile — automobilist /aw teuh meuh bee list, moh bi list/, n. /aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh meuh beel , aw teuh moh beel, beuhl/, n. 1. a passenger vehicle designed for operation on ordinary roads and typically having four wheels and a gasoline or diesel… …

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