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vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
discount - disregard; regard (a story or news) as unimportant; deduct from a cost
niggle - spend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
reverberate - echo repeatedly; resound; Ex. The thunder reverberated across the valley.
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
swindler - cheater
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face