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pernickety

adjective uk   /pəˈnɪk.ɪ.ti/  us   /pɚˈnɪk.ə.t̬i/ UK informal disapproving (US persnickety)
giving too much attention to small details that are not important in a way that annoys other people
Translations of “pernickety”
in Chinese (Traditional) 吹毛求疵的,愛挑剔的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吹毛求疵的,爱挑剔的…
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