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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
persevere - continue steadily in spite of difficulties
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
soliloquy - talking to oneself (esp. in a play); CF. monologue: soliloquy; long speech by one person (often monopolizing a conversation)
pauper - very poor person
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
relapse - return to a former state (esp. after improvement); N.