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hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
ethnology - study of humankind; study of the different races of human beings; CF. anthropology
intolerant - not willing to accept ways of thinking different from one's own; CF. tolerant; CF. tolerate
deluge - flood; rush; V.
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
forbearance - patience; forgiveness; V. forbear: refrain from (in a generous and forgiving way); be patient; Ex. forbear to send him to prison
contiguous - adjacent to; touching upon
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
mimicry - imitation