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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
palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
unilateral - one-sided; involving or affecting only one side; Ex. unilateral declaration
cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
apocryphal - (of a story) widely believed but untrue
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
historical - connected with history; based on events in history (whether regarded as important or not)
recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
vituperative - abusive; scolding; V. vituperate: berate; scold; rail against abusively