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metropolis - large city
residual - remaining; left over; of a residue; N: residue
convoluted - coiled around; twisted; involved; complicated; intricate; complex; N. convolution: twist; one of the convex folds of the surface of the brain
simper - smirk; smile in a silly way; smile affectedly
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
countermand - cancel; revoke (an order)
ovation - enthusiastic applause
sinewy - (of meat) tough; strong and firm; muscular; N. sinew: tendon; strong cord connecting a muscle to a bone
averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work