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metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
insinuate - hint; imply; suggest indirectly; creep in; introduce or insert (oneself) by artful means; Ex. insinuate himself into the boss's favor; CF. ingratiate
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
scintillate - sparkle; flash; be animated; be full of life; Ex. scintillating conversation
deluge - flood; rush; V.
isthmus - narrow neck of land connecting two larger bodies of land
sycophant - servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man; ADJ. sycophantic
occlude - shut; close; obstruct; Ex. A blood clot occluded an artery.
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
wisp - small bunch (of hair); faint streak (of smoke)