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::: gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
::: peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
::: attrition - rubbing away by friction; gradual decrease in numbers or strength; reduction in the work force without firing employees; wearing away of opposition by means of harassment; Ex. a war of attrition
::: paradox - something apparently contradictory in nature (that may nonetheless be true); statement that looks false but is actually correct
::: digression - wandering away from the subject; V. digress
::: resumption - taking up again; recommencement; V. resume: begin or take up again; take or occupy again; Ex. Kindly resume your seats.
::: convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
::: onomatopoeia - words formed in imitation of natural sounds
::: equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
::: resurrect - revive