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schol·ar·ly

scholarly

 
 
pronunciation:
ska lr li
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or appropriate to a scholar.
His parents were entrepreneurs, but he enjoyed more scholarly pursuits.
synonyms:
academic, erudite, learned, lettered
antonyms:
unscholarly
similar words:
bookish, educated, highbrow, intellectual, literate, scholastic, studious, well-versed
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derivation: scholarliness (n.)
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