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mock - ridicule; deride; imitate often in derision
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
compress - force into less space; squeeze; contract; put into fewer words; N: thick mass of cloth pressed to part of the body to stop bleeding or swelling, reduce fever, etc.
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
brackish - somewhat saline
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
insensate - without feeling; lacking sense; foolish
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
polemic - attack or defense of an opinion; controversy or refutation; argument in support of point of view; N. polemics: art of debate or controversy
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?