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pedantic
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • You might have said at least a hundred things
    By varying the tone. . .like this, suppose,. . .
    Aggressive:  ’Sir, if I had such a nose
    I’d amputate it!’  ...
    Pedantic:  ’That beast Aristophanes
    Names Hippocamelelephantoles
    Must have possessed just such a solid lump
    Of flesh and bone, beneath his forehead’s bump!’
    ...
    Dramatic:  ’When it bleeds, what a Red Sea!’

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  • Her lectures were too pedantic for my taste.
  • Don’t let grammatical pedantry obscure your authentic voice.

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