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idiosyncrasy - individual trait usually odd in nature; behavioral peculiarity; eccentricity; attitude, behavior, or opinion peculiar to a person; anything highly individual or eccentric; ADJ. idiosyncratic
contumacious - stubborn and disobedient; resisting authority (esp. disobedient to an order made by a court)
prowess - extraordinary ability; military bravery; Ex. prowess in battle
adhere - stick fast; be a devotd follower; N. adhesion: adhering; devotion; loyality
pharisaical - pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition; self-righteous; hypocritical
sectarian - of a sect; narrow-minded; parochial; N: member of a sect; narrow-minded person
noose - loop formed in a rope
pedagogue - teacher; CF. child leader
nourishment - something that nourishes; food
fanfare - call by bugles or trumpets; showy display; spectacular public display