Useful

Farrago = A confused mixture.

Peregrinate(v), peregrination(n) = journey, wandering

Lucubration = study or work, late into the night, by lamp light

Canard = deliberately misleading story

Expropriate = take posession of property

Metier = calling, vocation

Not So Useful

Docent = Voluntary museum guide or sessional lecturer at uni

Sacral (a) = of sacred rites or texts

Crise?