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pernickety

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpernicketyper‧nick‧e‧ty /pəˈnɪkəti $ pər-/ adjective British English informal 🔊 🔊 CHOOSEworrying too much about small and unimportant things syn fussy
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pernicketyHis pernickety attitude and lack of experience led to the film going almost 100 percent over-budget.However, the Protocol system does not encourage additional enquiries on detailed and pernickety points.
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