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Fop
an excessively fashion- conscious man

syn: dandy
Imprecation
a curse

syn: condemnation; anathema
ant: blessing
Non sequitur
something that does not logically follow

syn: fallacy; misconception
Sanguine
cheerful; optimistic
Bowdlerize
to remove offensice passages of a play, novel, etc.

syn: censor
Impair
to weaken; to cause to become worse

syn: damage; deteriorate
ant: enhance
Panegyric
an expression of praise

syn: tribute; extolment
ant: denunciation
Quandry
a puzzling situation; a dilemma

syn: predicament
Ebullient
enthusiastic

syn: exuberant; lively
ant: dejected; dispirited
Deference
respect; consideration
Carnal
relating to physical appetite, especially sexual

syn: erotic
ant: chaste; modest
Nebulous
hazy; vague; uncertain

syn: cloudy; indistinct; obscure
ant: distinct; precise
Rakish
dashingly stylish and confident

syn: dapper; juanty
ant: solvenly; disheveled
Elegy
a sad or mournful poem

syn: dirge; lament
Pedantic
tending to show off one's learning

syn: bookish