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Pedantic describes someone or something that is overscrupulous, which means that they are excessively concerned with minor details or rules.

When someone gives someone else a caveat, it means that the person is giving them a warning and that something dangerous is lurking about.

The term ‘bona fide’ comes from the Latin ‘bona fide’, which means that “in good faith”.

Monotony refers to a dull and tedious routine. The routine and the repetition of tasks lead to a lack of variety and interest, which causes one to feel bored, tired and/or disinterested in life and its activities.

Dignity is basically the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect. A dignified personality is someone who commands respect and has honor.

The term refers to refer to an enterprise or venture that is undertaken. It can mean any strenuous effort or attempt at success.

Bullshit is also often said as ‘bullcrap’. It may further be shortened to just ‘bull’ or to an initial “BS.” The term is used to indicate nonsense, that is untrue talk or writing.

A hoodlum is basically a bad person, or at least a person who has fallen into bad company. A hoodlum is a person who commits crime and engages in violence. Hoodlum is basically synonymous with gangster or a thug.

Ruffian refers to someone who is tough or rowdy person. He is generally considered to have a violent nature and can be violent towards weaker people. Hence, a ruffian is often used interchangeably with bully.

Exotic generally describes something that originated in a distant foreign country. The term can refer to any thing, or even a person.

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