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verdigris - green coating or patina on copper which has been exposed to the weather
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
tenacity - firmness; persistence
reiterate - repeat
leeway - room to move; margin; latitude; Ex. leeway for the deadline
glimmer - shine erratically; twinkle; N: dim or unsteady light; faint indication; Ex. glimmer of hope
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
patina - green crust on old bronze works or copper; tone slowly taken by varnished painting
pandemonium - wild tumult(commotion); wild noisy disorder; CF. Paradise Lost
tautological - needlessly repetitious; Ex. ``It was visible to the eye''; N. tautology: needless repetition of the same sense; statement that is always true