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Odyssey
long, adventurous journey
syn:wandering, roaming, peregrination
Protean
readily changing form or character
syn:changeable, variable, versatile
related: mutable, mercurial, capricious
Fiasco
complete or ridiculous failure
syn: failure, disaster, debacle
related: miscarriage, abortion
Idiosyncrasy
personal peculiarity
syn: oddity, mannerism, eccentiricty
related:quirk, caprise, whimsy, anomaly
Quintessence
most essential part or quality; perfect example
syn: essence, model, paragon
related: epitome, examplar
Rankle
cause bitterness, hatred, resentment
syn: irritate, anger, exasperate
related: fester, vex, irk, rile, chage, peeve, exacerbate
Decimate
destroy or kill a large part of
syn: destroy, slaughter, ravage
related: annihilate, exterminate, raze
Narcissism
extreme self-love or self-admiration
syn: self-centeredness, conceit, egoism
related: conceitedness, vanity, egotism, egocentrism
Incumbent
(noun) holder of an office or position; (adjective) holding an office or position; resting as a duty or obligation; required
syn: required, compulsory, obligatory
related: mandatory, requisite
Succumb
give in, give up, yield; die
syn: submit, surrender, capitulate
related: accede, defer, concede, expire
Malady
disease, disorder
Malice
ill will, desire to harm others
Malinger
pretend illness or uinjury to avoid work, chores, duty
Malefactor
evildoer, criminal
Malpractice
failure of professional duty or professional misconduct