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precise
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
about noon; 12:03 to be precise
Definition
exact (accurate)
  • He scratched imprecisely with his right hand, though insensible of prurition, various points and surfaces of his partly exposed, wholly abluted skin.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (61% in)

There are no more uses of "precise" flagged with this meaning in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Why did he not elaborate these calculations to a more precise result?
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (45% in)
  • What is it precisely?
    Episode 15 — Circe (90% in)
  • My belief is, to tell you the candid truth, that those bits were genuine forgeries all of them put in by monks most probably or it's the big question of our national poet over again, who precisely wrote them like Hamlet and Bacon, as, you who know your Shakespeare infinitely better than I, of course I needn't tell you.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (40% in)
  • ...reflections upon the course of the day: a cleaner sensation when awaking after a fresher sleep since matutinal noises, premonitions and perturbations, a clattered milkcan, a postman's double knock, a paper read, reread while lathering, relathering the same spot, a shock, a shoot, with thought of aught he sought though fraught with nought might cause a faster rate of shaving and a nick on which incision plaster with precision cut and humected and applied adhered: which was to be done.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (13% in)

There are no more uses of "precise" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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