Sentence Examples


  • During exercises, the government's premier contingency operations compound in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee was populated only by maintenance crews and a few relaxed guards.
  • This type of contingency was not one we planned for.
  • *The sperm whale, as with all other species of the Leviathan, but unlike most other fish, breeds indifferently at all seasons; after a gestation which may probably be set down at nine months, producing but one at a time; though in some few known instances giving birth to an Esau and Jacob:--a contingency provided for in suckling by two teats, curiously situated, one on each side of the anus; but the breasts themselves extend upwards from that.
  • How glad and how grateful the relief from this unnatural hallucination of the night, and the fatal contingency of being brought by the lee!
  • Contingency is there for anything else that might crop up.

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