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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
addle - make or become confused; muddle; drive crazy; become rotten (egg)
gerontocracy - government ruled by old people
emanate - issue forth; come out
lascivious - lustful
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
marital - pertaining to marriage
retinue - following; attendants
prate - talk idly; speak foolishly; boast idly
capacity - mental or physical ability; role; position or duty; ability to accommodate; Ex. in my capacity as president