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metropolis - large city
amulet - charm; talisman; an object worn believed to protect against evil, bad luck
Bacchanalia - the ancient Roman festival in honor of Bacchus
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
commonwealth - nation governed by the people; republic; people of a nation
foment - stir up; incite; instigate; promote the growth of (something evil or unpleasant)
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
acidulous - slightly sour (in taste or manner); sharp; caustic
parry - ward off a blow; deflect; Ex. He parried the unwelcome question very skillfully; N. CF.
melancholy - gloomy; morose; blue; N. ADJ. melancholic; CF. melancholia