Example sentences for: pedant

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

  • 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: Roberts might also have pointed out that the guns used in the Olympic pentathlon are air pistols, not exactly at the top of Sarah Brady's wish list of firearms to ban.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.


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