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pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
stanch - stop or check flow of blood; Ex. stanch the gushing wound
institutionalize - make into an institution; put or confine in an institution
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
nutritious - providing nourishment
adjutant - staff officer assisting the commander; assistant
trappings - outward decorations; ornaments (as an outward sign of rank)
splice - join together end to end to make one continuous length; fasten together; unite; Ex. splice two strips of tape; N.