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precise
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Gone with the Wind
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • All the worthy Hindu matrons would talk about her for not behaving as a well-bred lady should—precisely as those worthy matrons in the corner would talk about you, should you appear tonight in a red dress and lead a reel.
  • It's a poor person and a poor nation that sits down and cries because life isn't precisely what they expected it to be.

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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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unspecified meaning
  • It was for this precise reason that Stuart and Brent were idling on the porch of Tara this April afternoon.

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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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