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contingent
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The House of Mirth
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contingent
Used in
The House of Mirth
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  • This surprising event, coinciding too completely with her meeting with Dorset to be regarded as contingent upon it, had yet immediately struck Lily with a vague sense of foreboding.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • At any rate, she felt herself so completely in command of the situation that she yielded to a sense of security in which all fear of Mr. Rosedale, and of the difficulties on which that fear was contingent, vanished beyond the edge of thought.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: contingent on
as in: the Canadian contingent
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