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lottery - contest in which winners are selected in a drawing of lots
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
potential - expressing possibility; latent; N: capacity for growth
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
pugnacity - combativeness; disposition to fight; ADJ. pugnacious: (of people) belligerent; combative in nature
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
pedestrian - ordinary; dull; unimaginative(lacking in imagination); going on foot; Ex. pedestrian prose; N.