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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
surreptitious - done secretly; secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
natal - connected with birth; CF. prenatal; CF. postnatal
osseous - made of bone; bony
unruly - disobedient; lawless; difficult to control
primordial - existing at the beginning (of time); rudimentary
glaze - cover with a thin and shiny surface; apply a glaze to; N: thin, smooth, shiny coating (as for pottery); Ex. unglazed pottery
multifarious - varied; greatly diversified; Ex. multifarious activities
tactile - pertaining to the organs or sense of touch