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discerning - mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive
adapt - make or become suitable for a specific use; alter; modify; adjust; N. adaptation: act of adapting; composition recast into a new form; Ex. The play is an adaption of a short novel.
metropolis - large city
acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
manipulate - operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
desolate - (of a place) deserted; unpopulated; (of a person) lonely; forlorn; joyless
integrate - make whole; combine; make into one unit
elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
regatta - boat or yacht race