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Persnickety

adjective
1.
(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant.  Synonyms: bigheaded, snooty, snot-nosed, snotty, stuck-up, too big for one's breeches, uppish.  "They're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"
2.
Characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details.  Synonym: pernickety.  "A persnickety school teacher"






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