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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
veracious - (of a person) truthful
loquacious - talkative; N. loquacity
killjoy - grouch; spoilsport; one who intentionally spoils the pleasure of others
quench - assuage or satisfy (thrust); slake; douse or extinguish; put out; suppress
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
hovel - shack; small wretched house
repose - resting; state of being at rest; calmness; V: lie at rest; relax; put or place; Ex. repose our hopes in a single man
metrical - metric; written in the form of poetry; Ex. metrical translation of Homer
dross - waste matter; worthless impurities