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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section V. Results of Reasoning
 
492. Scholar.
 
  
NOUN:SCHOLAR, savant [F.], pundit or pandit [India], schoolman, professor, graduate, wrangler [Cambridge Univ., Eng.], academician, academist [obs.], doctor, fellow, don [Eng. Univ. cant], graduate, postgraduate, clerk [archaic]; Artium Magister [L.], A.M. or M.A., master of arts; Artium Baccalaureus, A.B. or B.A., bachelor of arts; bookman [rare], classicist, licentiate, gownsman; philosopher, philomath; scientist, connoisseur, sophist, sophister; linguist; etymologist, philologist; philologer [now rare]; lexicographer, glossographer, glossologist, lexicologist, scholiast, commentator, annotator; grammarian; littérateur [F.], literati [L.], dilettanti [It.], illuminati; munshi or moonshee [India], mullah [Moslem], moolvi [India], guru [India]; Hebraist, Hellenist, Græcist, Sanskritist; sinologist, sinologue.
  BOOKWORM, helluo librorum [L.], bibliophile, bibliophilist, bibliomaniac, bluestocking [colloq.], bas-bleu [F.], high-brow [slang].
  Admirable Crichton, Mezzofanti, “learned Theban” [King Lear], Dominie Sampson [Guy Mannering], Socrates.
  LEARNED MAN, literary man; homo multarum literarum [L.]; man of -learning, - letters, - education, - genius; giant of learning, colossus of knowledge, prodigy.
  ANTIQUARIAN, antiquary, archæologist, Assyriologist, Egyptologist, sage (wise man) [See Sage].
  PEDANT, doctrinaire; pedagogue, Dr. Pangloss; pantologist; instructor (teacher) [See Teacher].
  STUDENT, learner, classman, senior, junior, sophomore, freshman, pupil, schoolboy (learner) [See Learner].
  
ADJECTIVE:LEARNED [See Knowledge]; brought up at the feet of Gamaliel.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one.—Henry VIII
  2. The manifold linguist.—All’s Well That Ends Well
  3. The office of the scholar is to cheer, to raise, to guide men by showing them facts amidst appearances.—Emerson
  4. If it were only for a vocabulary, the scholar would be covetous of action.—Emerson
  5. The modern literary artist is compounded of almost every man except the orator.—Chesterton
  6. This man decided not to Live but Know.—Browning

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