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Example sentences for pedant
He was no longer addressing his peers by then but ministering to youthful acolytes, playing the pacifist pedant of the past.
Maybe I'm just a pedant at heart.
He appeared to them to be a queer kind of pedant; they did not care for him, and made no overtures to him, and he avoided them.
Nor was it undertaken with the narrow ambition of the pedant.
Carlos is an eccentric pedant of about forty.
It is not just the pedants who persist in this usage.
Don't bait the pedant.
He now suspected that back of Simon's needle-pointed teeth beat the anxious heart of an overextended pedant.
He was no pedant for pure English, still less for the vocabulary of a pedagogue reared upon the classical tongues.
I'm just being a wizened little pedant, but you got me riled up.
Such words as assassination, pedant, obscene and premeditated appeared first in Shakespeare.
It is the finest piece that has been composed, as some pedant has said, since the Romans died.
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