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a person who insists on something unyieldingly (usually followed by for):
a stickler for ceremony.
any puzzling or difficult problem.
(usually foll by for) a person who makes insistent demands: a stickler for accuracy
a problem or puzzle: the investigation proved to be a stickler


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