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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
swathe - swath; wrap around; bandage; Ex. one's head swathed in bandages
flay - strip off skin; plunder; remove the skin from; criticize harshly
adventitious - accidental; casual; happening by chance
consonant - harmonious; in agreement; N.
mural - wall painting
resound - (of a place) be filled with sound; (of a sound) sound loudly; sound back; echo; Ex. hall resounded with laughter
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
whim - sudden capricious idea; fancy
context - writings preceding and following the passage quoted; circumstance in which an event occurs