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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
hazardous - dangerous
prestige - respect or admiration; impression produced by achievements or reputation; ADJ: causing admiration; ADJ. prestigious: having prestige
quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
agglomeration - collection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
dulcet - sweet sounding; pleasing to the ear; melodious
chant - tune(melody) in which a number of words are sung on the same note; V: sing (a chant); utter (a slogan) in the manner of a chant
facet - small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side
filibuster - block legislation or prevent action in a lawmaking body by making very slow long speeches; N; freebooter