The colonel was in Communications, and he was kept busy day and night transmitting glutinous messages from the interior into square pads of gauze which he sealed meticulously and delivered to a covered white pail that stood on the night table beside his bed.
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She is a meticulous researcher who takes pride in a thorough job.
She is meticulous in her bookkeeping and at the end of the year she can tell the IRS where every dollar was spent.