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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
hew - cut to pieces with ax or sword; chop; N.
annotate - comment; make explanatory notes
agog - highly excited; intensely curious
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
murmur - low, indistinct, continuous sound; V. CF. mumble
dainty - delicate; delicately beautiful; fastidious; not easy to please; Ex. dainty movement/dress
carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
compensatory - making up for; repaying
buffoon - stupid person; clown