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Pedantic?
Characterized by a narrow, ostentatious concern for learning and formal rules- interested with showing how much a person knows.
Euphemistic?
Of an inoffensive substitute for offensive terminology
Pretentious?
Claiming or demanding a position of distinction or merit, ostentatious.
Sensuous?
Of or pertaining to the senses, sensible. Addressing the senses; suggesting pictures or images of sense.
Exact?
Strictly and completely in accord with fact, not deviating from truth or reality.
Learned?
Posessing or demonstrating profound, often systematic knowledge, erudite. Disected toward scholars?
Symbolic?
Of, relating to, or expressed by means of symbols or a symbol.
Simple?
Having or manifest little sense or intelligence. Uneducated; ignorant.
Figurative?
Based on or making use of figures of speech; metaphorical; figurative language
Bombastic?
Grandiloquent, pompous speech or writing
Abstruse?
Difficult to understand, recondite. Remote from apprehension, an abstuse learning.
Grotesque?
Characterized by ludicrous or incongruous distortion, as of appearance or manner. Outlandish or bizarre, as in character or appearance.
Concrete?
Particular, of or relating to a specific thing or instance.