[mis-uh-ley-nist; British mi-sel-uh-nist] /ˈmɪs əˌleɪ nɪst; British mɪˈsɛl ə nɪst/
a person who writes, compiles, or edits .
a writer of miscellanies
[mis-uh-ley-nee; British mi-sel-uh-nee] /ˈmɪs əˌleɪ ni; British mɪˈsɛl ə ni/ noun, plural miscellanies. 1. a collection or group of various or somewhat unrelated items. 2. a collection of literary compositions or pieces by several authors, dealing with various topics, assembled in a volume or book. 3. miscellanies, a collection of articles or entries, as in […]
[mis-chans, -chahns] /mɪsˈtʃæns, -ˈtʃɑns/ noun 1. a mishap or misfortune. /mɪsˈtʃɑːns/ noun 1. bad luck 2. a stroke of bad luck n. c.1300, from Old French mescheance “misfortune, mishap, accident; wickedness, malice,” from Vulgar Latin *minuscadentiam; see mis- (2) + chance (n.). Now usually “bad luck;” formerly much stronger: “calamity, disaster.” v. 1540s, from mis- […]
[mis-chan-ter, mi-shan-] /mɪsˈtʃæn tər, mɪˈʃæn-/ noun, Scot. and North England. 1. .
[kar-ik-tuh-rahyz] /ˈkær ɪk təˌraɪz/ verb (used with object), characterized, characterizing. 1. to mark or distinguish as a ; be a characteristic of: Rich metaphors characterize his poetry. 2. to describe the or individual quality of: He characterized her in a few well-chosen words. 3. to attribute character to: to characterize him as a coward. /ˈkærɪktəˌraɪz/ […]