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tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
mountebank - charlatan; boastful pretender
predetermine - determine in advance; predestine; settle or decide beforehand; influence markedly
canter - slow gallop; V. CF. trot
sleigh - large vehicle drawn by a horse over snow or ice
riveting - holding one's attention; absorbing; engrossing
provenance - place of origin; origin or source of something; Ex. Gunpowder is of Chinese provenance; CF. come