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Flashcards in Vocab Lesson 2 Deck (15):
1

Metamorphosis

A transformation or dramatic change

2

Donnybrook

A fight; an uproar

3

Nonchalant

Unconcerned; indifferent

4

Vestige

A trace or evidence of something that once existed

5

Interlocutor

Someone who participates in a conversation

6

Procrustean

Strictly disregarding individual differences or circumstances

7

Stygian

Dark and forbidding

8

Sophistry

A deliberately deceptive or misleading argument

9

Carte blanche

Boundless authority; unlimited power to act

10

Incantation

a chant; a recited magical spell

11

Cosmopolitan

Worldly; sophisticated

12

Rife

Abundant; prevalent

13

Nomenclature

Technical names or naming system in an art or science

14

Brigand

A robber or bandit

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Contemptuous

Haughty; scornful