GRE Word List

PEDANTIC

bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry

The meaning of the word pedantic is bookish; showing off learning; marked by an excessive ostentatious concern for book learning; N. pedantry.

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illusionmisleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
glowerscowl; glare; look or stare angrily
adversitygreat hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
siblingbrother or sister
hermitagehome of a hermit
prescienceability to foretell the future; knowledge of actions before they occur; ADJ. prescient
obloquyslander; disgrace; infamy
hypotheticalbased on assumptions or hypotheses; supposed; N. hypothesis