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pedantic - bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
gale - windstorm; gust of wind; emotional outburst (laughters, tears); Ex. gale of laughter
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
congenital - existing at birth
artless - without guile; open and honest
insurrection - rebellion; uprising
posterity - descendants; future generations; Ex. go down to posterity; CF. posterior, anterior