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metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
contingent - dependent on something uncertain or in the future; conditional; happening by chance; accidental; N: a group of soldiers, ships to a larger force; CF. contingency: future event that may or may not occur; possibility; Ex. prepare for every contingency
leniency - mildness; permissiveness; ADJ. lenient: not severe in judgment or punishment
acknowledge - recognize; admit
mutter - utter (complaining words) indistinctly in low tones
decelerate - slow down
gadfly - animal-biting fly; irritating person
squabble - minor quarrel; bickering; V: engage in a minor quarrel; Ex. squabbling children
demolition - destruction; V. demolish
phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes