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delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
swipe - hit with a sweeping motion; N.
monograph - scholarly article
monotheism - belief in one God
pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
tycoon - wealthy and powerful businessperson; wealthy leader; magnate; Ex. business tycoon
recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
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