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pernickety, persnickety
adj. characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details; "a persnickety job"; "a persnickety school teacher"

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disagreeable
adj. unpleasant to interact with; "a disagreeable old man"
scrupulous, painstaking, conscientious
adj. characterized by extreme care and great effort; "conscientious application to the work at hand"; "painstaking research"; "scrupulous attention to details"
whiny, whiney, querulous, fretful
adj. habitually complaining; "a whiny child"
critical
adj. marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws; "a critical attitude"
cavilling, caviling, quibbling, pettifogging, nitpicking, carping
adj. quibbling over insignificant details; "caviling pettifoggers and quiggling pleaders"-Edmund Burke; "her nagging and carping attack"; "thought her editor unnecessarily nitpicking"; "a pettifogging lawyer's mind"; "had no patience with quibbling critics"
detractive
adj. causing to decrease in importance or value; "detractive influences on the volume of investment"
ornery, crotchety, cantankerous
adj. having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
pettish, techy, tetchy, testy, scratchy, petulant, peckish, peevish, nettlesome, irritable, fractious, cranky
adj. easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"
footling, trivial, picayune, petty, piffling, piddling, niggling, little, lilliputian, fiddling
adj. (informal) small and of little importance; "a fiddling sum of money"; "a footling gesture"; "our worries are lilliputian compared with those of countries that are at war"; "a little (or small) matter"; "a dispute over niggling details"; "limited to petty enterprises"; "piffling efforts"; "giving a police officer a free meal may be against the law, but it seems to be a picayune infraction"
skillful, nice
adj. done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"
tidy
adj. marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits; "a tidy person"; "a tidy house"; "a tidy mind"

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choosey, choosy
adj. difficult to please
overnice, squeamish, prissy, nice, dainty
adj. excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
exacting
adj. having complicated nutritional requirements; especially growing only in special artificial cultures; "fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their requirements"
old-womanish, old-maidish
adj. primly fastidious

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