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flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
figurative - not literal but metaphorical; using a figure(impression) of speech
manifest - evident; visible; obvious; V: show plainly
slovenly - untidy; careless in work habits; slipshod; N. sloven: one who is habitually untidy or careless
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions
quip - taunt; clever sarcastic remark; V.
rubble - fragments (esp. from a destroyed building)
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely
scrutinize - examine closely and critically; N. scrutiny