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antiquarian
expert or collector of antiquities
ascetic
abstainer
practices self denial
austere
augment
to enlarge, increase, grow, intensify
callow
maive, inexperienced, unsophisticated
conscientious
painstaking, scrupulous, extreme care and great effort
dilettante
amateur engaged in activity without serious intentions and who pretends to hae knowledge.
frivolous or superficial interest
dissension
discord, disagreement among those expected to cooperate
embolden
cheer, hearten, give encouragement to.
erudite
learned, showing or having profound knowledge.
insurgent
rebel.
person taking part in armed rebellion against constituted authority.
lackluster
lacking brilliance or vitality
poignant
touching, arousing effect
precocious
characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity.
developing early.
pundit
intiate, learned person.
someone admitted to membereship in a scholarly field.
undermine
sabotage. destroy property or hinder normal operations.
chimerical
unlikely, impossible, imaginary.
frivolity
lack of seriousness or sense. unconcerned about.
correspondent
person who communicates by letters. or something similiar.
triteness
hackneyed, overused, repetitive.
creditable
commended.
apprehension
anticipation of adversity or misfortune. fear of future trouble or evil.
condescending
showing or implying usually patronizing descent from dignity or superiority.
fulmination
violent verbal attack (denunciation) or censure.
pulpit
ministry. clerical profession.
copious
large in quantity or number. abundant. plentiful.
stoicism
repression of emotion and indifference to pleasure or pain.
rudderless
lacking in direction, control, or coherence.
radical
extreme regarding change from accepted and traditional forms. favoring drastic political, economic, or social reforms.
socialism
system of social organization that advocates state ownership of industry. capitalism.
amalgamate
to mix or merge. blend. unite. combine.