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Here, as elsewhere, Berg focuses tightly on contingencies but underrates the contexts which give them meaning.

Well, I suppose they have to make plans for all contingencies.

Yet it is one of the contingencies that needs to be strongly considered, if it is plausible at all.

These books follow the war in all its uncertainties and accidents and contingencies.

It is natural to assume that only military people fully understand the contingencies.

Max Bray arranged all future matters to his entire satisfaction, but again there were contingencies that he could not foresee.

Hence to give a margin of safety to cover contingencies not calculable, an excess of material must be provided.

Money was necessary to pay expenses of transportation and for other contingencies as they might arise.

The Titanic was efficiently designed and constructed to meet the contingencies which she was intended to meet.

Too many chances are against the climbers; too many contingencies may turn against them.


On this page you'll find 39 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contingencies, such as: probability, exigency, eventuality, emergency, fortuity, and break.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.