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metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
astronomical - enormously large or extensive
wane - decrease in size or strength (after being full); grow gradually to an end; Ex. The moon waxes and wanes every month; N.
lunar - pertaining to the moon
privy - secret; hidden; not public; made a participant in something secret; Ex. privy chamber government; Ex. be privy to a discussion; CF. private
evenhanded - impartial; fair
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
loathe - detest; ADJ. loathsome: arousing loathing; offensive; Ex. loathsome smell
philanthropist - lover of mankind; doer of good; N. philanthropy
tangible - able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof