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mishap
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The Idiot
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  • Since the general’s "mishap," as Colia called it, and the marriage of his sister, the boy had quietly possessed himself of far more freedom.
  • Every misfortune and mishap of the mother-country fills him with mirth, and even with ecstasy.
  • The prince hastened to apologize, very properly, for yesterday’s mishap with the vase, and for the scene generally.

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  • We tripped while roller skating, but survived to laugh at the mishap.
  • We’re dealing with your mind, and the slightest mishap in what you’re thinking or interpreting or perceiving can render the resultant findings worthless."
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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