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caucus - private meeting of a group of people in a political party to select officers or determine policy; CF. the Caucus club of Boston
metamorphosis - change of form; Ex. metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly; V. metamorphose: change by metamorphosis
sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
pediatrician - physician specializing in children's diseases; N. pediatrics
quibble - minor objection or complaint; V: raise minor objections; carp; cavil