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facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
epilogue - short speech at conclusion of dramatic work
cognate - having a common origin; related linguistically; allied by blood; similar or akin in nature; Ex. cognate languages; N.
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
suavity - urbanity; polish; ADJ. suave: smooth and courteous
extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
diverge - vary; go in different directions from the same point; ADJ. divergent: differing; deviating