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acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
rickety - (of buildings) likely to break or fall apart; of rickets; CF. rickets; CF. vitamin D
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
dispel - scatter; drive away; cause to vanish
fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
rapport - close relationship; emotional closeness; harmony
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
nonchalance - indifference; lack of concern; composure; ADJ. nonchalant: unconcerned; cool; indifferent; Ex. nonchalant attitude to his debts
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile