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::: descry - catch sight of (something distant)
::: sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: incident - event; event that causes a crisis
::: terminology - terms used in a science or art; study of nomenclature
::: recite - repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation
::: jest - playful remark or act; V. act or speak playfully
::: broach - introduce as a subject; moot; open up
::: 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
::: postulate - self-evident truth; something assumed without proof; V: assume the truth of (as a basis of an argument)