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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
::: waive - give up temporarily; yield; N. waiver: waiving a right or claim; document that waives a right or claim
::: welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
::: drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
::: machinations - evil schemes or plots; schemes or plots to achieve an evil end; V. machinate
::: unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
::: notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
::: pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost