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precise
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Franny and Zooey
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • He turned around and looked at her, in this instance, in precisely the same way that, at one time or another, in one year or another, all his brothers and sisters (and especially his brothers) had turned around and looked at her.
  • Zooey watched her for a full minute or so, then said, not precisely kindly, but without importuning, "Franny.

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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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