Example sentences for: pedant

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

  • In fact, the script is a model of research and construction, a real summa cum laude effort from the school of screenplay pedant Robert McKee.

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

  • I am too much a purist, not to say pedant, to utter unnecessarily the loan word liques (from the English leak ).

  • If an American writer quotes a British speaker as saying, “Honor thy father,” it would be arrant nonsense for some pedant to say, “If he is British, he did not say that.

  • * Pedant's Corner : the erroneous 85 to 66 percent calculations were almost certainly arrived at by averaging the yearly LCV scores; but LCV calculates a legislator's lifetime score by adding up all his pro-environment votes and dividing that number by the total number of LCV-scored votes that took place while he was in Congress.


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