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casual

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1 not designed to be worn only on special occasions

  • a restaurant where people in casual clothes are always welcome
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accidental, fortuitous, casual, contingent mean not amenable to planning or prediction. accidental stresses chance.
    • any resemblance to actual persons is entirely accidental
fortuitous so strongly suggests chance that it often connotes entire absence of cause.
    • a series of fortuitous events
casual stresses lack of real or apparent premeditation or intent.
    • a casual encounter with a stranger
contingent suggests possibility of happening but stresses uncertainty and dependence on other future events for existence or occurrence.
    • the contingent effects of the proposed law


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