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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
impenetrable - not able to be pierced or entered; beyond understanding; impossible to understand; Ex. impenetrable mystery
maraud - move in search of plunder; Ex. marauding army
avocation - secondary or minor occupation
portend - foretell; presage; be a sign or warning of; N. portent: sign; omen; forewarning
indigenous - native; Ex. plant indigenous to the New World
rancor - long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous
ludicrous - laughable; ridiculous; trifling
confound - confuse; puzzle
ration - fixed portion; V: distribute as rations