GRE Word List

MISCHANCE

bad luck

The meaning of the word mischance is bad luck.

Random words

WordMeaning
brawlto quarrel or fight noisily : wrangle
pretensionan allegation of doubtful value : pretext
atheistica person who does not believe in the existence of a god or any gods : one who subscribes to or advocates atheism
heraldan official at a tournament of arms (see arm
verbosecontaining more words than necessary : wordy
accostto approach and speak to (someone) in an often challenging or aggressive way
countermandto revoke (a command) by a contrary order
cumbersomeunwieldy because of heaviness and bulk
effervescencethe property of forming bubbles : the action or process of effervescing
onerousinvolving, imposing, or constituting a burden : troublesome