Lesson 2

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metamorphosis

n. a transformation or dramatic change

donnybrook

n. a fight; an uproar

nonchalant

adj. unconcerned; indifferent

vestige

n. a trace or evidence of something that once existed

interlocutor

n. someone who participates in a conversation

procrustean

adj. strictly disregarding individual differences or circumstances

stygian

adj. dark and forbidding

sophistry

n. a deliberately deceptive or misleading argument

carte blanche

n. boundless authority; unlimited power to act.

incantation

n. a chant, a recited magical spell

cosmopolitan

adj. worldly; sophisticated

rife

adj. abundant; prevalent

nomenclature

n. technical names or naming system in an art or science

brigand

n. a robber or bandit

contemptuous

adj. haughty; scornful

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