Franco is cruel, capricious, and a dunce at statecraft (he declares war simultaneously on Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay).
One would have to be a special kind of dunce to miss the context and message here.
But such branding ostracizes that behavior, like the film should be forced to wear a dunce cap and publicly shamed in the corner.
Like the pursuit, there are four stops for shooting, but in lieu of a dunce Lap each miss adds a full minute to your total time.
If you miss you have to hit the 150m penalty loop, or as I like to call it, the dunce Lap.
Another error, obvious to any dunce, was concealed from Milton by his own intellectual greatness.
"But I am a dunce, dear, and so I leave you to read him to me," said Lynette triumphantly.
Hackslaver, to stammer in ones speech, like a dunce at his lesson.
Fowell learnt very little at school, and was regarded as a dunce and an idler.
dunce, wittily or willfully derived from Duns, surnamed "Scotus."
"dullard," 1570s, from earlier Duns disciple "follower of John Duns Scotus" (c.1265-1308), Scottish scholar of philosophy and theology supposed to have been born at Duns in Berwickshire. By 16c., humanist reaction against medieval theology singled him out as the type of the hairsplitting scholastic. It became a general term of reproach applied to more conservative philosophical opponents by 1520s, later extended to any dull-witted student.