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Examples of usage:

" If Lindy has a fault in this world, it is that he is as pernickety, as my old nurse used to say- as pernickety as an old maid. - "Cecilia de Noël", Lanoe Falconer.

" Ada is very pernickety," she said, smiling towards that individual conversing with Dick. - "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.

We must not save on the children; but it will be well to give them plain food for the most part, which will not tempt them to overeat, and tactfully combat pernickety, overfastidious likes and dislikes. - "Foods That Will Win The War And How To Cook Them (1918)", C. Houston Goudiss and Alberta M. Goudiss.

Similar words:

persnickety, perspicuity, pernicious, Pernicious Anaemia, pernicious anemia, periphery.

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