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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.
::: initiate - begin; originate; receive into a group; introduce to a new field or activity; Ex. initiate someone into the mysteries of a secret religion; N: one who has been initiated
::: miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
::: parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
::: strew - spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter; Ex. flower girl strewing rose petals
::: concur - agree; coincide; happen at the same time
::: paraphernalia - equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry
::: cede - yield (title or territory) to (esp. after losing a war); surrender formally; N. cession
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient