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precise
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Brave New World
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • "Horrible; precisely," said the Controller.
  • That's precisely why I don't want to come again.

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  • Precisely.
  • He squeezed her limp hand almost with violence, as though he would force her to come back from this dream of ignoble pleasures, from these base and hateful memories–back into the present, back into reality: the appalling present, the awful reality–but sublime, but significant, but desperately important precisely because of the imminence of that which made them so fearful.

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  • Is it precise enough if I measure to the closest inch?
  • The detective is talking to all the witnesses to try to determine the precise sequence of events.

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unspecified meaning
  • 'On the Use of Rhymes in Moral Propaganda and Advertisement,' to be precise.

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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
as in: a precise personality Define
meticulous (careful about details)
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