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precise
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The War of the Worlds
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unspecified meaning
  • My brother could get very little precise detail out of them.
  • I give this catalogue so precisely because, as it happened, we were destined to subsist upon this store for the next fortnight.

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  • To us and to an observer about Ripley it would have had precisely the same effect—the Martians seemed in solitary possession of the darkling night, lit only as it was by the slender moon, the stars, the afterglow of the daylight, and the ruddy glare from St. George’s Hill and the woods of Painshill.

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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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