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Pe-dan-tic Adjective Having an extreme importance for knowledge When the guest speaker stood in front of the class, I could tell that he was pedantic by his demeanor.
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fa-ce-tious Adjective 1. Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor When Jeremy’s mom died, he seemed to change. His new facetious personality just made his friends worry about him even more.
mis-an-throp-ic adjective 1. characterizing a hate for humankind The old man, known to be a cynic around his neighborhood, despised the young children that walked by his house each day, a result of his misanthropic personality.
cyn-ic noun 1. a person who expresses an overly bitter attitude The grumpy old man got angry when the little neighborhood kids told him that he shouldn’t be a cynic.
zeal-ous adjective 1. being enthusiastic; showing enthusiasm When I was a zealous young boy, I would get excited about everything that would happen around me.
hack-neyed adjective 1. trite; stale; overused The movie producer didn’t think that the hackneyed script fit the type of movie that he had in mind.