Chapter 14

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Terms in this set (...)

Mesmerize
To hypnotize or fascinate; hold spellbound
Metamorphosis
A great or complete change; transformation
Travesty
A crude, exaggerated, or ridiculous represtnation; mockery
Perfunctory
Done only as a routine, with little care or interest; performed with no interest or enthusiasm
Notorious
Known widely but unfavorably; having a bad reputation
Provocative
Tending to arouse interest or curiosity
Facsimile
An exact copy or reproduction
Esoteric
Intended for or understood by only a certain group; beyond the understanding of most people
Austere
Without decoration or luxury; severely simple
Grotesque
Distorted strikingly inconsistent in shape, appearance, or manner