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::: 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
::: petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
::: profane - violate; desecrate (something holy); treat unworthily; be profane for; ADJ: secular; nonreligious; irreverent for holy things
::: invective - abuse
::: acquittal - deliverance from a charge; V. acquit: free from a charge or accusation; discharge from a duty; conduct (oneself) in a specified manner
::: nettle - irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
::: ambrosia - food of the gods
::: formality - ceremonious quality; ceremonious adherence to rules; something done just for form's sake; Ex. mere formality
::: decorous - proper (in behavior, conduct, or appearance)
::: germane - pertinent; bearing upon(having connection with) the case at hand; appropriate