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accidental, occuring by a happy chance
fortuitous
freely given not called for by circumstances unwarranted
gratuitous
to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excuses
extenuate
having sympatheticc insign or understanding capable of keen appreciation
perceptive
harmful, injurious
deleterious
a representation in which the subject's characteristic features are deliberattly exaggerated; to present someone or something in a deliberately disorted way
caricature
an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of an idea that is generally held sacred
heresy
capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized
palpable
likely but not certain to happen, possibly, dependent on uncertain events or conditionsl happening by chance; a representive group forming part of a larger body
contingent
side by side, touching; near; adjacent
contiguous
to confirm, make certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
corroborate
making a show of virtue or righteousness; hyprocritically moralistic or pios, self righteous, canting holier-than-thou
santimonious
a state or scene of uproar and confusion
bedlam
implied or understood though unexpressed; without doubts or reservations, unquestioning potentially contained in
implicit
to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring about by stealth, dishonesty or coercion
foist
hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret sheltered, secluded; a sheltered place, a hidden place
covert
overbaring, arrogant; seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling
imperious
to satify completely, to fill to excess full satisfied
satiate
a depraved vicious, or unprincipled person scoundrel; wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; to dissapprove of; condemn
reprobate
a model of excellence or perfection
paragon
tending to produce a stong feeling or response, arousing desire or appetite, irritating, annoying
provocative
extra, excess, more than is needed; wordy, repetitive; profuse, lush
redundant
calmness, composure, refusal to panic
equanimity
deceptive apparently good of valid but lacking real merit
specious