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  • Believe me, this may be: he promised to meet me two hours since, and he was ever precise in promise-keeping.
  • If it please your honour, I know not well what they are; but precise villains they are, that I am sure of; and void of all profanation in the world that good Christians ought to have.

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  • The precise Angelo?
  • Moe reasons for this action At our more leisure shall I render you; Only, this one:—Lord Angelo is precise; Stands at a guard with envy; scarce confesses That his blood flows, or that his appetite Is more to bread than stone: hence shall we see, If power change purpose, what our seemers be.
  • O, ’tis the cunning livery of hell The damned’st body to invest and cover In precise guards!

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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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