Example sentences for: pedant

How can you use “pedant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • GeneQuiz focuses on homolog and function assignment through sequence similarity search; PEDANT is a comprehensive analysis pipeline with emphasis on gene prediction, secondary and tertiary structure assignment; iGAP puts much more emphasis on fold recognition, threading and, to be released in the near future, homology modeling.

  • MatDB, based on PEDANT analysis of Arabidopsis thaliana , provides structural annotations using SCOP domain position specific scoring matrix (PSSM) profiles.

  • Which leads me to: a prig “irritates by observance of proprieties (as of speech) in a pointed manner or to an obnoxious degree,” while a pedant “unduly emphasizes minutiae in the presentation of knowledge.”

  • Once again the historical pedant, he explained why the Clinton campaign-finance scandal--which he previously called merely "worse than Watergate"--is actually tantamount to the fall of Rome.

  • As a registered pedant, I cannot refrain from posing this political trivia question: Who was the original éminence grise on whom Shearer's word play is based?


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