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Pedantic Ostentatious in one’s learning
Fledgling A young bird; an inexperienced person
Glib Readily fluent, often thoughtlessly, superficially, or insincerely; easy or unconstrained, as actions or manner
Indecorously Not decorous, violating generally accepted standards of good taste or propriety; unseemly; improper; indecent; rude
Aptly Inclined, disposed, given; unusually intelligent; able to learn quickly and easily
Prudish Excessively proper or modest in speech, conduct, dress, etc
Egress The act or instance of going, especially from an enclosed place; exiting; departure
Respite A delay or cessation of time; an interval of relief
Terse Neatly or effectively concise
Adulate To show excessive admiration or devotion to
Abrasive Any material or substance used for grinding, polishing, etc., as emery or sandpaper
Poignant Keenly distressing to the feeling; bitter; moving; touching; disturbing
Solicit To seek for something by respectful request, formal application
Pristine Having its original purity; uncorrupted ir unsullied
Excoriating To denounce or berate severely; strip off or remove the skin from; peel, flay
Pontification To perform the office or duties of a pontiff (any high or chief priest); to speak in a pompous or dogmatic manner
Ruminating To chew the cud, as a ruminant; to meditate or muse; ponder; consider something deeply
Indemnifying To compensate for damage or loss sustained, expense incurred; to guard or secure against anticipated lost
Postulating To ask, demand, or claim
Perused To read through with throughness or care; to scan or browse
Extraneous Introduced or coming from without; not belonging or proper to a thing; external; foreign; irrelevant
Onerous Burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship
Exacerbating To increase the severity, bitterness, or violence (disease, ill feeling, etc); aggravate; irritate
Splintering A small, thin, sharp piece of wood bone, or the like, split or broken off from the main body; fracture; disintegrate
Recantation To withdraw or disavow (statement or opinion); retract
Substantiation To establish by proof or competent evidence
Bulwark A wall of earth or other material built for defense; rampart
Obviated To anticipate and prevent or eliminate (difficulties, disadvantages, etc) by effective measures, render unnecessary
Refutation Disproof; to prove to be false or erroneous, as an opinion or charge
Exegesis Critical explanation or interpretation of a text, especially of the bible
Debunking To expose or excoriate (a claim, assertion, etc) as being pretentious, false, or exaggerated
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