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pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
patrician - noble; aristocratic; N: person of high rank; aristocrat; CF. member of the governing classes in ancient Rome; CF. plebian
anesthetic - substance that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness; N. anesthesia
mural - wall painting
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
diversion - act of turning aside; pastime; V. divert: turn aside from a course; distract; amuse
grueling - exhausting; Ex. grueling marathon race
debonair - (of men) friendly, charming, and fashionably dressed; aiming to please; CF. of good disposition
effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
immolate - offer or kill as a sacrifice (by fire)