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Word: stickler

Definition: perfectionist; person who insists things be exactly right


Sentences Containing 'stickler'

``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.

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