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  Someone who’s too concerned with literal accuracy…   pedantic   There’s nothing wrong with focusing on the details, but someone who is pedantic makes a big display of knowing obscure facts and details.   Pedantic means “like a pedant,” someone who’s too concerned with literal accuracy or formality. It’s a negative term that implies someone is showing…

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An assortment of different things…     smorgasbord   A smorgasbord is an assortment of different things — a magazine might feature a smorgasbord of stories on a wide variety of subjects.   Use the noun smorgasbord when you’re talking about a selection of things, like a fabulous breakfast buffet, a long list of college classes you could take, or a…

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A small lockbox meant for keeping valuable items safe…   coffer   A coffer is a small safe or lockbox that’s meant for keeping precious or valuable items safe. Your grandfather might keep his important papers in a coffer in his study.   You can keep your heirlooms, jewels, and savings bonds in a coffer, a safe chest for…