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tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
laity - laypersons; laymen; persons not connected with the clergy
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on
defalcate - embezzle
pertinacious - holding tenaciously to an action; stubborn; persistent
benediction - blessing
balmy - soft and mild (of air); fragrant
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior