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contingent
adj)likley but not certain to happen, possible; depentdant of uncertain events or conditions; happening by chance
n) a rep. group forming part of a larger body
salient
adj) leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent
n) a projection or bulge, a land form that projects upward/outward
abstemious
adj) moderate, sparing
foist
v) to impose by fraud, to pass of as worthy or genuine
sear
v) to make or become dry and withered
heresy
n) an opinion different from accepted belief
discursive
adj) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling
perceptive
adj) having sypathetic insight or understanding
quail
v) to shrink back in fear, lose heart in a difficult or dangerous situation
inculcate
v) to impress on the mind by repitition
satiate
v) to satisfy completley, to fill to excess
adj) full, satiated
florid
adj) highly colored, reddish; excessivley ornate
dowdy
adj) poorly dressed, shaby,; lacking smartness and good taste
specious
adj) deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
palpable
adj) capable of baing touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized
gauche
adj. akward, lacking in social graces
denizen
n) and inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
perniculous
adj) extremley harmful; deadly, fatal
censurable
adj) deserving of blame or correction
accentuate
v) to emphasize, place stress on
corroborate
v. to confirm, make more certain
disseminate
v) to scatter widely