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slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
metropolis - large city
personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
actuate - motivate; activate; cause to act
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
appraise - estimate value of; N. appraisal
surfeit - satiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
seemly - (of behavior) proper; appropriate
precedent - preceding (in time, rank, etc.)