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patois - local or provincial dialect
optometrist - one who fits glasses to remedy visual defects
rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank
fallible - liable to err
amorphous - formless; lacking shape or definition
superficial - of the surface; not deep; shallow; not thorough; trivial; Ex. superficial analysis/knowledge
cantata - story set to music to be sung by a chorus (shorter than an oratorio)
pedant - scholar who overemphasizes book learning, trivial details of learning, or technicalities
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
ruminate - chew over and over (mentally or, like cows, physically); mull over(ponder)