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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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pedantic
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Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl
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  • before you know it, it’ll be 4 P.M. and the pedantic Dr. Dussel will be standing with the clock in his hand because I’m one minute late clearing off the table.
  • Anyone who’s so petty and pedantic at the age of fifty-four was born that way and is never going to change.
  • Stripping pods is a precise and meticulous job that might be suited to pedantic dentists or finicky spice experts, but it’s a horror for an impatient teenager like me.

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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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