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hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
analogous - comparable; similar
errant - wandering (esp. in search of adventure); straying from proper moral standards; Ex. knight-errant
quadruped - four-footed animal; ADJ. CF. biped
abash - embarrass
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
dilate - expand; dilate on/upon: speak or write at length on (a subject)