To better see all uses of the word
precise
in
The Idiot
please enable javascript.

precise
Used In
The Idiot
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary

unspecified meaning
  • Now this was precisely what Lebedeff had made up his mind to do in the last three minutes.
  • I cannot undertake to say precisely what it is, but you have certainly omitted something, and you cannot be quite just while there is something lacking.

  • Show more
  • Aglaya gazed at him for some seconds with precisely the same composure and calm astonishment as she had shown a little while before, when the prince handed her the note, and it appeared that this calm surprise and seemingly absolute incomprehension of what was said to her, were more terribly overwhelming to Gania than even the most plainly expressed disdain would have been.
  • Ptitsin will certainly have his reward, not three houses, but four, precisely because from childhood up he had realized that he would never be a Rothschild.
  • Well now, that’s you and I. That fable was written precisely for us."

  • There are no more uses of "precise" in the book.


To see samples from other sources, click a word sense below:
as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
as in: a precise personality Define
meticulous (careful about details)
Show Multiple Meanings
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading