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idyllic - charmingly carefree; simple and happy; Ex. idyllic scene
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
outmoded - no longer in fashion or use; no longer stylish; old-fashioned
cavalcade - procession of riders or horse-drawn carriages; parade; CF. cavalry
respite - time for rest; interval of relief; delay in punishment; reprieve
crevice - crack; fissure
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
anneal - reduce brittleness and improve toughness by heating and cooling (metal or glass)
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
beguile - deceive; mislead or delude; cheat; pass time pleasantly; charm or attract; Ex. beguiling smile