August 19th, 2007

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pedantic-adjective   /pəˈdæntɪk/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[puh-dan-tik]
1. ostentatious in one's learning.
2. overly concerned with minute details or formalisms, esp. in teaching.

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While some criticized her because her pedantic teaching method often meant she was behind where she should be, all her students benefited greatly from getting extra details.