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precise
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The Awakening
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • He took a book from his pocket and began energetically to read it, judging by the precision and frequency with which he turned the leaves.
  • She never knew precisely what to make of it; at that moment it was impossible for her to guess how much of it was jest and what proportion was earnest.

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  • You have slept precisely one hundred years.
  • I came to consult—no, not precisely to consult—to talk to you about Edna.

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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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