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ROOTS lesson 6

cognoscere-"to know" miso-hatred of

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shrewish, mean, bad-tempered woman. literally a female fox. vixen
a wise a learned person, scholar of exceptional knowledge or wisdon savant
woman-hater, usually a man misgynist
a person who makes a needless display of learning or who is preoccupied with trivial points of scholarship. pedant
a person who doubts, especially one who questions or suspends judgment on beliefs commonly accepted skeptic
a person with special knowledge or judgment in some matter of taste or the arts. Unlike the other word that connotes a kind of knowledge, this word refers to knowledge of sensual or aesthetic experiences versus scholarly matters. connoisseur
aperson holding a public office or church office incumbent
a rigid and petty disciplinarian. Based on a 17th century French general. marinet
a chulish, grumpy, unfriendly person. curmudgeon
a person new to a job or activity, someone inexperienced. novice
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