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pedagogy - teaching; art of education
refurbish - renovate; make clean, bright, or fresh (make new) again; make bright by polishing; Ex. refurbish an old theater; CF. furbish: polish
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
solemnity - seriousness; gravity
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
disquisition - formal systematic inquiry; explanation of the results of a formal inquiry; long formal speech or written report
nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
cadaver - corpse; dead human body
masquerade - wear a mask or disguise; pretend; N: costume party or ball at which masks are worn; pretense; disguise
bastion - stronghold; something seen as a source of protection; Ex. the last bastion of male chauvinism