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resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
opalescent - iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; N. opalescence
disquietude - uneasiness; anxiety; V. disquiet: make anxious
didactic - (of speech or writing) intended to teach a moral lesson; teaching; instructional; N. didacticism
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
remission - temporary moderation (of disease symptoms); remitting of a debt or punishment; cancelation of a debt; pardon; Ex. The disease went into remission; Ex. Christians pray for the remission of sins.
cathartic - purgative; medicine that causes the bowels to empty; ADJ.
acclivity - sharp upslope of a hill; OP. declivity
deign - condescend; stoop