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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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precise
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.
  • The beautiful passage,— Thou knowest the mask of night is on my face, Else would a maiden blush bepaint my cheek For that which thou hast heard me speak to-night,— was declaimed with the painful precision of a school-girl who has been taught to recite by some second-rate professor of elocution.

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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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