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pedantic
used in Nine Stories

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Definition
too concerned with formal rules, details, or book learning
  • "I understand you left a pretty disturbed bunch of pedants up at Boston," Nicholson said, watching him.
    9 — Teddy (61% in)
pedants = people too concerned with formal rules or book learning (or possibly teachers)
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