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Sample sentences for the GRE study word pedant

pedant can be used as a noun

1.A domineering pedant o'er the boy. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2.How fiery and forward our pedant i. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.Most villainously like a pedant that keeps a school i' th. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Oh, I know he's a good fellow--you needn't frown--an excellent fellow, and I always mean to see more of him but a hide-bound pedant for all that an ignorant, blatant pedant. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
5."It sometimes happens," said a moralistic pedant and trifle-retailer, "that I honour and respect an unselfish man not, however, because he is unselfish, but because I think he has a right to be useful to another man at his own expense. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
6.For to satisfy such a want either, is not in the nature of this undertaking since a mere modern wit can like nothing that is not modern, and a pedant nothing that is not Greek. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer

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