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merit - good quality deserving praise; merits: aspect of character or behavior deserving approval or disapproval; Ex. judge each plan on its own merits; V: deserve; earn
expunge - cancel; remove a word or name (from a book or list); erase
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.
impediment - hindrance; stumbling-block; speech defect preventing clear articulation; Ex. speech impediment
fickle - changeable (in affections or friendship); faithless
repartee - quick clever reply
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
pervert - corrupt; turn from right to wrong; misuse; Ex. perverted sexual desire/scientific knowledge; N: person whose sexual behavior is not natural
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot