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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Extensive knowledge of literature, history and language.

Usage examples (37)
  • The university was noted for its literature department and its encouragement of erudition.
  • The erudition is dexterously deployed, with a heartening leaven of demotic obscenity.
  • I expected a certain erudition, a certain level of scholarship and I have not found it.
  • Sometimes the aformentioned erudition is daunting -- I know I'm missing some aspects ... for more
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