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::: nubile - marriageable; of marriageable age; CF. connubial
::: prosody - art of versification; study of the metrical structure of verse
::: pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: vitriolic - causing sharp pain to the mind; caustic; corrosive; sarcastic; of vitriol; N. vitriol: sulphuric acid (which burns flesh deeply); bitterly abusive expression; caustic expression; CF. glass
::: buffoon - stupid person; clown
::: nauseate - cause to become sick; fill with disgust; fill nausea
::: hiatus - gap; pause; gap or interruption in space or time; break
::: secession - withdrawal; V. secede: withdraw formally from membership
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained