Word of the Day: Mishap
Mishap is a misfortune; an accident.
All such confrontations contain combustible mixes of the money, power and mishap that seem to bubble out of the ground whenever a huge supply of oil or gas is for sale. (The Economist)
The professional wrestler known as The Undertaker got minor burns on his chest and a scare during a pyrotechnics mishap. (LA Times)
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