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persnickety

adjective

Definition of PERSNICKETY

2
requiring much time, effort, or careful attention <lacked the patience to deal with such persnickety tasks as hanging wallpaper>
Near Antonyms easy, effortless, facile, simple, smooth
3
being or characteristic of a person who has an offensive air of superiority and tends to ignore or disdain anyone regarded as inferior <his persnickety attitude lost him some friends when they found out what he really thinks of their kind>

March 30, 2015
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