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canvass - determine or seek opinions, votes, etc.; go through (a region) to solicit votes or orders; conduct a survey; N.
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
pedagogy - teaching; art of education
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry