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metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
deciduous - falling off at a specific season or stage of growth as of leaves; Ex. deciduous tree/teeth
nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
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.
enrapture - please intensely; fill with rapture and delight
crotchety - (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion
anthropoid - manlike; resembling a human being; N.
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress