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extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
pronounced - distinct; very noticeable; Ex. pronounced limp
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
precocious - advanced in development; N. precocity
predilection - preference; partiality
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
aegis - shield; protection; defense