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paragon - model of perfection; Ex. paragon of virtue
bugaboo - bugbear; object of baseless terror
skiff - small light sailboat or rowboat
fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
predilection - preference; partiality
imperative - absolutely necessary; that must be done; critically important; expressing command; Ex. It is imperative that; N: something that must be done
plumb - exactly vertical; N: weight on the end of a line; V: examine very carefully or critically in order to understand; measure depth (by sounding); Ex. plumb the depth of
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
revile - attack with abusive language; vilify(slander)
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse