Pedant GRE Vocabulary Flashcard

Pedant GRE Vocabulary Flashcard /ˈped.ənt/ (noun) Definition someone who is preoccupied with formal rules and details, doctrinaire, sophist, obfuscator, pedagogue, nitpicker, schoolmaster, theoretician, scholar, hairsplitter Example A pedant is a person who is excessively concerned with formalism, accuracy, and precision, or one who makes an ostentatious and arrogant show of learning. Source: Antonym dilettante … Read more

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