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 for fussy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fussy \Fuss"y\, a. [Compar. Fussier; superl. Fussiest.]
     Making a fuss; disposed to make an unnecessary ado about
     trifles; overnice; fidgety.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Not at all fussy about his personal appearance. --R. G.
                                                    White.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  fussy
      adj 1: annoyed and irritable [syn: crabbed, crabby, cross,
             fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-
             tempered]
      2: overcrowded or cluttered with detail; "a busy painting"; "a
         fussy design" [syn: busy, fussy]
      3: exacting especially about details; "a finicky eater"; "fussy
         about clothes"; "very particular about how her food was
         prepared" [syn: finical, finicky, fussy, particular,
         picky]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  109 Moby Thesaurus words for "fussy":
     Byzantine, accurate, agitated, arabesque, attentive, baroque,
     bustling, busy, chichi, choosy, close, conscientious, conscionable,
     correct, critical, dainty, delicate, demanding, detailed,
     difficult, discriminating, elaborate, elegant, exact, exacting,
     exigent, exquisite, fancy, fastidious, fidgety, fine, finical,
     finicking, finicky, finikin, flamboyant, florid, flowery,
     fluttering, fluttery, fretful, frilly, full, fuss-budgety, fussing,
     gingerbread, hard to please, heedful, high-wrought, hopping,
     humming, hustling, irritable, jumpy, labored, lively, luxuriant,
     luxurious, meticulous, minute, moresque, narrow, nice, nit-picking,
     ornate, ostentatious, overelaborate, overelegant, overlabored,
     overworked, overwrought, painstaking, particular, pawky,
     pernickety, persnickety, picayune, picky, picturesque, popping,
     precise, precisianistic, precisionistic, pretty-pretty,
     punctilious, punctual, queasy, querulous, refined, religious,
     restive, restless, rich, rigid, rigorous, rococo, scrupulous,
     scrutinizing, special, specific, squeamish, strict, subtle, tense,
     turbulent, uneasy, unquiet, unrestful, unsettled
  
  

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