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::: pithy - concise and meaningful; substantial; meaty
::: deviate - turn away from (a principle, norm); move away from an accepted standard; swerve; depart; diverge; N. deviation; Ex. deviation of the path of light by a prism
::: fancied - imagined; unreal
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: dapper - neat and trim (in appearance); (of small men) neat in appearance and quick in movements; neat; spry
::: inclement - stormy; unkind; unmerciful; CF. clement
::: veer - change in direction; swerve
::: bourgeois - middle class; selfishly materialistic; too interested in material possessions
::: projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
::: contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency