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metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
rational - (of a person) having reason; (of ideas) based on reason; logical
palpable - tangible; (of something bad) easily perceptible; obvious; Ex. palpable blunder
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
astute - wise; shrewd; keen; seeing quickly something that is to one's advantage
rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display