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::: vindictive - disposed to revenge; vengeful; out for revenge; spiteful; intended to cause harm; malicious; Ex. vindictive streak
::: 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
::: mischance - ill luck
::: propulsive - driving forward; N. propulsion
::: patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
::: mincing - affectedly dainty(delicate); V. mince: cut (esp. meat) into very small pieces; walk with exaggerated primness; walk in an unnatural way, taking little short steps; Ex. The actor minced across the stage; CF. mincemeat; CF. mincer
::: olfactory - concerning the sense of smell
::: fallible - liable to err
::: decelerate - slow down
::: viper - poisonous snake