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mishap
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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Definition
an unfortunate accident — usually minor
  • I was born with half my brain dried up like a prune, deprived of blood by an unfortunate fetal mishap.
    Book 1 — Genesis (35% in)
  • Oh, I can easily imagine the fetal mishap: we were inside the womb together dum-de-dum when Leah suddenly turned and declared, Adah you are just too slow.
    Book 1 — Genesis (36% in)

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