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polymorphic

having various forms

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polyphonic

having many sounds, voices

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metamorphosis

change of form

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affinity

attraction, likeness

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avert

to turn away, prevent, avoid

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vociferous

producing a loud outcry; clamorous, noisy

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Elysian

delightful, blissful, heavenly

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labyrinthine

intricate, complicated

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mercurial

quick, vivacious, changeable

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odyssey

any long series of wanderings

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paean

a song or hymn of praise, joy, or triumph

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Pyrrhic

ruinous, gained at too great a cost

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Stygian

infernal, dark, gloomy

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titanic

enormous strength, size or power

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coterie

set or circle of acquaintances

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raconteur

an excellent story-teller

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éclat

brilliancy of achievement

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ennui

feeling of weariness and discontent; boredom

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finesse

skill

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symbiosis

the living together in mutually helpful association of two dissimilar organisms