Relating to the first part of your question:
Tending to use big or obscure words, which few understand.
(of a person, their language or writing) given to using language in a showy way by using an excessive amount of difficult words to impress others.
A person who uses long words.
Of a speech or piece of writing: too complicated; elaborate; with grandiloquent expressions; bombastic; verbose.
(of language or style) Overly complex and difficult to understand; grandiloquent; bombastic.
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 off book learning or trivia, especially in a tiresome way.
marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects
- You could say their writing has a high level of diffusion, although this may be misinterpreted for the more common scientific meaning:
prolixity of speech or writing; discursiveness.
- They or their writings may be inkhorn:
Affectedly or ostentatiously learned; pedantic: inkhorn words.
In literary criticism, purple prose is prose text that is so extravagant, ornate, or flowery as to break the flow and draw excessive attention to itself. Purple prose is characterized by the extensive use of adjectives, adverbs, zombie nouns, and metaphors. When it is limited to certain passages, they may be termed purple patches or purple passages, standing out from the rest of the work.