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funk (FUHNK) (noun)
1. A condition of cowardly fright or a panic or a state of severe depression: He is close to coming out of his funk after being so dejected and saddened following his divorce.

Her husband went into a deep funk after he lost his job.

2. A type of popular music combining elements of jazz, blues, and soul and characterized by syncopated rhythm and a heavy, repetitive bass line: There was a special TV program which presented an hour of musical funk.
punk (PUHNGK) (noun)
A young person; especially, a member of a rebellious counterculture group: As she was getting off the bus, the old lady had her purse stolen by a punk.
punk (PUHNGK) (adjective)
Of poor quality, worthless; weak in spirits or health: Lenora had a punk feeling because of her bad cold.

Celeste thought that the funk music that was being broadcast was too loud and too much punk for her taste. In fact, she was afraid that listening to it would trigger a funk like the one she experienced when a punk threatened to beat her up if she didn't give him some money.

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Funk & Wagnalls Standard Handbook of Synonyms, Antonyms, and Prepositions
By James C. Fernald, L.H.D.; Funk & Wagnalls; New York; 1947.
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