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seasonal - of a particular season; Ex. seasonal rise in employment
heyday - time of greatest success or power; prime
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
compensatory - making up for; repaying
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.
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
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate