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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.
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
vie - contend; compete
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
glacial - like a glacier; of an ice age; extremely cold; Ex. glacial epoch; CF. iceberg
amass - collect (gradually, in a very large amount)
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
plaintive - expressing sorrow; mournful; Ex. plaintive song
brindled - tawny or grayish with streaks or spots (of animals)
generic - characteristic of an entire class or species; of a genus