Pedantic

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Usage examples for pedantic

  1. I thought you narrow and pedantic, with no good quality.  Round the Red Lamp Being Facts and Fancies of Medical Life by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. In the country which grants them, licences to carry on a pacific commerce are rigidly interpreted, as being exceptions to a general rule; though they are not to be construed with pedantic accuracy, nor will every small deviation be held to vitiate the fair effect of them.  The Laws Of War, Affecting Commerce And Shipping by H. Byerley Thomson
  3. He had not known it was in him to have such sensible ideas about how to interest a growing boy in athletics to keep him from drinking; and as for the question of unions, he boiled at the memory of some of the half- baked, pedantic theories he had heard promulgated by the professor of political economy in Middletown.  Hillsboro People by Dorothy Canfield
  4. Has he not interfered with my freedom- stamped his pedantic foot on me- ever since we were boys together!  Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
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