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precise
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Hard Times
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • Where the one began, and the other ended, nobody could have told with any precision.
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  • 'Sir,' returned Mrs. Sparsit, 'I cannot say that I have heard him precisely snore, and therefore must not make that statement.

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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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