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poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
ecstasy - rapture; very strong feeling of joy and happiness; any overpowering emotion; ADJ. ecstatic: causing or experiencing ecstasy
vixen - female fox; ill-tempered woman; CF. shrew
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
simian - monkeylike; N: ape or monkey
statutory - created by statute or legislative action; regulated by statute; Ex. statutory age limit
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
antecede - precede
episodic - (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience
sartorial - pertaining to tailors or tailoring; Ex. a man of great sartorial elegance; CF. sartor: tailor