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Word of the Day: persnickety

per·snick·et·y /pərˈsnɪkɪti/ [per-snik-i-tee]
–adjective Informal.
1. overparticular; fussy.
2. snobbish or having the aloof attitude of a snob.
3. requiring painstaking care.

Also, pernickety.

[Origin: 1885–90; orig. Scots, var. of pernickety]

—Related forms
per·snick·et·i·ness, noun

—Synonyms 1. nitpicking, finicky.

Path

Wounds,
deep wounds from the stars
to reach out a hand
for Venus, Jupiter,
Andromeda

only come up with
naught but scars
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a dream;
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