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pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
contentious - quarrelsome; controversial; likely to cause arguments
puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
attentive - alert and watchful; listening carefully; paying attention; considerate; thoughtful; politely helpful; Ex. attentive audience; Ex. He was attentive to the old lady; N. attentions: act of courtesy and consideration
carousal - drunken revel; V. carouse
fundamental - basic; primary; essential
deride - ridicule; treat with contempt; make fun of; OP. respect
antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
constitution - constituting; system of laws; composition of something; physical makeup or structure of a person; Ex. men with strong constitutions
pedagogy - teaching; art of education