Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: stickler

Definition: perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right


Sentences Containing 'stickler'

"A handsome man with polished manners, he was a stickler for dignity, decorum and punctuality at court session, and once ordered himself fined $10 for being 10 minutes late in appearing in court."
Edward I was a stickler for loyalty and discipline in noble ranks thus, inherited Earldoms alone were too independent to act as servants of the Crown.
Moscow critic Alexey Parin referred to Shchetynsky as "a consequent stickler for avant-garde" and stated that "his spirituality reveals in strict, ascetically beautiful sounds that impress with their hermetism, within the context of up-to-date musical language".
``Ah,''said Morcerf,``I see you are a stickler for forms, my dear sir, and you would remind me that the ceremonial rites should not be omitted.

More Vocab Words

::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
::: obsidian - black volcanic rock
::: aspire - seek to attain (position or status); long for; Ex. aspire to become president; Ex. aspire to/after the leadership
::: clich - \'e phrase dulled in meaning by repetition; platitude; ADJ. clich\'ed
::: recital - act of reciting publicly; detailed account; performance of music or dance (by a solo performer)
::: cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
::: smudge - dirty mark with unclear edges made by rubbing; V.
::: perennial - something long-lasting; perennial plant; ADJ: lasting through the year or many years; lasting for a long time; enduring
::: witticism - witty saying; wisecrack(clever joking remark)
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin