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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
culpable - deserving blame; blameworthy
requite - make return for; repay; reciprocate; revenge; N. requittal
mural - wall painting
mischance - ill luck
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
rhetoric - art of effective communication; art of using language effectively and persuasively; style of speaking or writing; grandiloquent language; Ex. political rhetoric; ADJ. rhetorical; CF. rhetorical question: question to which no answer is expected as ``Who knows it ?''
gargantuan - huge; enormous; gigantic; CF. the hero of Gargantua and Pantagruel
anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
defunct - dead; no longer in use or existence