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.
The contents of the drawers were meticulously ordered, lingerie folded precisely, sweaters arranged according to color and material.
J.D. Robb -- Naked in Death
Rather than showing Dylan and Logan the proper way to do it—carefully and meticulously—I just let them have at it haphazardly.
Randy Pausch -- The Last Lecture
Cooper unrolled an antique hand-drawn map of North America. While the eastern coast was meticulously detailed, the interior was nearly blank.
Henry H. Neff -- The Fiend And The Forge
Only five thousand to go—or four thousand, nine hundred and ninety to be exact, as Brother Leon pointed out in that fussy meticulous way of his.
Robert Cormier -- The Chocolate War
Only when they deviated from meticulous routine did they run the risk of losing something.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- One Hundred Years of Solitude
She’d seen mothers who’d taken meticulous care of themselves deliver stillborns, while crack addicts had healthy infants.
Jodi Picoult -- Nineteen Minutes
Despite Teabing’s insistence that their investigation should be conducted meticulously, Sophie felt eager and pushed ahead of them,
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
My main concession to their regime was to grow a beard, which, frankly, spared me the meticulous task of a daily shave.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
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To ensure success, he paid meticulous attention to detail:
Jon Krakauer -- Into Thin Air
He appeared unwilling to risk even having an opinion, and to be at his ease only when he could furnish, with meticulous accuracy, some precise but unimportant detail.
Marcel Proust -- Swann’s Way
Even Bram’s most mundane ledgers and notes were treasured documents, meticulously preserved and jealously guarded by scholars who...
Henry H. Neff -- The Maelstrom
I place my feet carefully, block out the rest of the world as I take meticulous aim. The first arrow tears through the side of the bag near the top, leaving a split in the burlap.
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
Meticulous records of the incidence of cancer were kept throughout the country, so he had no trouble finding out that Tereza’s mother had never been suspected of having the disease nor had she even seen a doctor for over a year.
Milan Kundera -- The Unbearable Lightness of Being
The meticulous maps, drawn in three colors of ink,
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Outside, she would meticulously tend a small flower garden, which was the envy of the neighborhood.
Dave Pelzer -- A Child Called It
his study was on the second floor, lined with bound books, which Shigeyuki eventually found to be volume after volume of meticulous copies he had made in medical school of course notes by a classmate named Iwamoto, who was brighter than he;
John Hersey -- Hiroshima
He began a slow and meticulous examination of Leavitt.
Michael Crichton -- The Andromeda Strain
Aristotle was a meticulous organizer who set out to clarify our concepts.
Jostein Gaarder -- Sophie’s World
Nathaniel’s clothes are neater and cleaner this time, his grooming more meticulous.
Steve Lopez -- The Soloist
Eve meticulously searched the rest of the room.
J.D. Robb -- Glory in Death
Meticulously I had changed the oil and attended to the greasing.
John Steinbeck -- Travels with Charley
Her makeup had been meticulously applied that morning, down to the dusky blue shadow that matched her eyes.
Nora Roberts -- Summer Pleasures
Mary followed Margaret’s sterilizing rules meticulously to avoid her wrath.
Rebecca Skloot -- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
collected in W. L. Rusho’s meticulously researched biography
Jon Krakauer -- Into the Wild
...he and his room had been meticulously searched...
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
She made a meticulous list of what I’d carried and worn.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
Aunt Laura was the oldest and richest of my mother’s sisters, a meticulous woman and a fabulous dresser who wore white gloves and beautifully colored dresses.
James McBride -- The Color of Water
I turned back to the worm and made another cut and began to pin back the worm’s flesh, taking meticulous notes.
Homer Hickam -- October Sky
I brushed my teeth meticulously, twice.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
Annie had chronicled the whole story in her meticulous way.
Stephen King -- Misery
He was, his son remembered, morally meticulous...
David Guterson -- Snow Falling on Cedars
all this had been rehearsed meticulously by Miss Geer
Stephen King -- Carrie
One of the things Brendan tries to convey to the house staff is to be meticulous in talking to patients and listening to them and...
Malcolm Gladwell -- Blink
choose your words meticulously and then let them rumble up from some deep furnace of conviction.
Ron Suskind -- A Hope in the Unseen
There were ledgers of notes by each cell door, meticulous recordings of his experiments, how long it had taken each creature to die.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Glass
...found the unfrozen crescent of crust, and meticulously used it to wipe off the last remnant of mush from the bottom of the bowl...
Alexander Solzhenitsyn -- One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
Jake whittled down a match and began to meticulously pick his teeth.
Larry McMurtry -- Lonesome Dove
I therefore held to my assigned schedule meticulously, deviating only with purpose.
Betty Mahmoody -- Not Without My Daughter
Nevertheless, I searched the study with meticulous care.
Agatha Christie -- Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
He was hatless, with close-cropped gray hair and a meticulously groomed white chin beard.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Identity
impeccable, careful, meticulous soldiers seemed to survive longer,
Mark Helprin -- A Soldier of the Great War
the meticulously amassed evidence of barbarity
Nicholas D. Kristof -- Half the Sky
meticulously cleaned his glasses
Henry H. Neff -- The Hound of Rowan
The men below would keep at their work, steadily clipping away ... the tiny shoots of anything that rose up between the cracks of their meticulously landscaped stones.
Chang-rae Lee -- Native Speaker
Meticulously lining ceramic jars and glass bottles into a box.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
But the Erudite are as meticulous as they are manipulative, so they wouldn’t leave it up to chance.
Veronica Roth -- Divergent
Jonas was identified as a possible Receiver many years ago. We have observed him meticulously.
Lois Lowry -- The Giver
When I’d finished mine she was still ticking off items with the same meticulous attention.