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metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
harping - tiresome dwelling on a subject; V. harp: dwell on(think or speak a lot about) tediously
titillate - tickle; excite pleasantly; Ex. not to titillate the audience but to enlighten it
faction - party; clique (within a large group); dissension
tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
palimpsest - parchment or piece of writing material used for second time after original writing has been erased
importunate - urging; always demanding; troublesomely urgent or persistent
gist - essence; main point; substance
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
fresco - painting on wet plaster (usually fresh)