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unspecified meaning
  • I might have been too reserved, and should have patronized her more (though I did not use that precise word in my meditations) with my confidence.
  • Our breakfast was as good as the supper, and at half-past eight precisely we started for Little Britain.

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  • "Will soon come to London," said I, after casting about for a precise form of words, "or summon me anywhere else?"
  • Muttering that I would make the inquiry whether I had time to walk with him, I went into the office, and ascertained from the clerk with the nicest precision and much to the trying of his temper, the earliest moment at which the coach could be expected,—which I knew beforehand, quite as well as he.

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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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