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gossamer - sheer; very light; like cobwebs; N: soft and sheer fabric; cobweb
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
practical - based on experience; of or acquired through practice (rather than theory); useful; Ex. practical man
pseudonym - pen name; fictitious name assumed by an author; ADJ. pseudonymous
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
exuberance - overflowing abundance; joyful enthusiasm; flamboyance; lavishness; ADJ. exuberant: high-spirited and lively; growing abundantly and strongly
impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
simile - comparison of one thing with another, using the word like or as
bandy - discuss lightly or glibly; discuss in a frivolous manner; exchange (words) heatedly; quarrel; Ex. bandy words with
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom