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precise
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Ender's Game
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • ...a thin line so precise that he could make it spiral seventy-nine times from the center to the edge of the desk without the lines ever touching or overlapping.
  • he doesn’t want a totally untrained little kid start screwing up his precision maneuvers.

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  • Toons that couldn’t see each other practiced performing precision operations together with exact timing;
  • It was harder to make precise movements, since the suits bent just a bit slower, resisted a bit more than any clothing they had ever worn before.

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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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