Fop
N. an excessively fashion-conscious man.
Imprecation
N. A curse
Non Sequitur
N. something that does not logically follow
Sanguine
Adj. cheerful; optimistic
Bowdlerize
V. to remove offensive passages of a novel or play. Syn: Censor
Impair
V. to weaken; to cause to become worse. Syn: to damage; deteriorate ant: to enhance
Panegyric
N. an expression of praise Syn: tribute; extolment ant: denunciation
Quandary
N. a puzzling situation; a dilemma. Syn: predicament.
Ebullient
Adj. enthusiastic. Syn: exuberant; lively Ant. dejected; dispirited.
Deference
N. Respect; consideration.
Carnal
adj. relating to physical appetite, especially sexual. Syn: erotic Ant: chaste; modest.
Nebulos
Adj. Hazy; vague; uncertain. Syn: cloudy; indistinct; obscure ant: distant; precise.
Rakish
Adj. dashingly stylish and confident: Syn: dapper; jaunty Ant: slovenly; disheveled
Pedantic
adj. tending to show off one’s learning. Syn: bookish
Elegy
A sad or mournful poem. Syn: dirge; lament