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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?
acme - peak; pinnacle; highest point
ingenuous - naive and trusting; young; unsophisticated; candid
purport - intention; purpose; meaning; V: claim; profess; Ex. order which purports to be signed by the general
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
validate - make valid; confirm; ratify
pacify - soothe; make calm or quiet; subdue; bring peace to
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
frail - weak; N. frailty