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 for numskull
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Numskull \Num"skull`\, n. [Numb + skull.]
     A dunce; a dolt; a stupid fellow. [Also spelled numbskull.]
     [1913 Webster]
           They have talked like numskulls.         --Arbuthnot.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a stupid person; these words are used to express a low
           opinion of someone's intelligence [syn: dunce,
           dunderhead, numskull, blockhead, bonehead,
           lunkhead, hammerhead, knucklehead, loggerhead,
           muttonhead, shithead, dumbass, fuckhead]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "numskull":
     addlebrain, addlehead, addlepate, beefhead, blockhead, blubberhead,
     blunderhead, bonehead, bufflehead, cabbagehead, chowderhead,
     chucklehead, clodhead, clodpate, clodpoll, dolthead, dullhead,
     dumbhead, dunderhead, dunderpate, fathead, jolterhead, jughead,
     knucklehead, lunkhead, meathead, muddlehead, mushhead, muttonhead,
     noodlehead, peabrain, pinbrain, pinhead, puddinghead, pumpkin head,
     puzzlehead, stupidhead, thickhead, thickskull, tottyhead

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