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Noun1.Vedist - a scholar of or an authority on the VedasVedist - a scholar of or an authority on the Vedas
bookman, scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
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Toward the end of the century, the accretion of knowledge led to increasing specialization between Vedists and comparative linguistics, particularly of the Neo-grammarian school.
Unlike the theory of linear causality--which led the Vedists and Jains to see the relationship between an act and its result as predictable and tit-for-tat--the principle of this/that conditionality makes that relationship inherently complex.