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precise
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Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • Now, whether it be Bestial oblivion, or some craven scruple Of thinking too precisely on the event,— A thought which, quarter'd, hath but one part wisdom And ever three parts coward,—I do not know Why yet I live to say 'This thing's to do;' Sith I have cause, and will, and strength, and means To do't.

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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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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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