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pedant

noun affecter, bluffer, closed-minded person, dogmatist, narrow-minded person, opinionated person, philosophaster, pretender, sciolist
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Pedante was based in the Atlanta area where she served as a regional sales director.
So the duplicitous Pedante of Anthony Munday's Fedele and Fortunio (1585), the proverbial pot calling the kettle black, advises the disillusioned lover Fedele that woman's inconstancy is a theme, a "genus demonstravum," so large that "[a]ll the tongues in the world are not able to set it out," and adds that "[w]hen they anger you, bid the Devil take them all, and make no more ado.
Soberbio y pedante, se piensa miembro de la vanguardia:
Antonio Galateos Eremita und die 'lukianizierung' der religiosen Diskurses"; Henning Hufnagel, "'Mercurio' und pedante, Dialog und Komodie: Zur Inszenierung wissenschaftlicher Autoritat in der Cena de le ceneri Giordano Brunos"; and Bernd Hasner, "Dialog und Essay: Zwei 'Weisen der Welterseugung' an der Schwelle zur Neuzeit.
E tu (per dire il vero) n'hai condutti per la diritta, e, cosi morto, sei quasi un pedante di noi altri putti.