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::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: fictitious - imaginary; non-existent; purposely invented to deceive; untrue; Ex. fictitious name/boyfriend; CF. fictional
::: ethereal - like a spirit or fairy; unearthly light; heavenly; unusually refined; Ex. She has an ethereal beauty; CF. ether: upper air
::: pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
::: stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
::: hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
::: baffle - frustrate; perplex
::: topple - become unsteady and fall down