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starchy

adjective

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marked by or showing careful attention to set forms and details
  • a starchy and demanding teacher

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The first known use of starchy was in 1633

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“Starchy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/starchy. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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