|a failing of character in the hero of a tragedy that brings about his downfall|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
(hamartia from Greek hamartanein, "to err"), inherent defect or shortcoming in the hero of a tragedy, who is in other respects a superior being favoured by fortune.
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