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fastidious
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
giving careful attention to detail

or:

excessively concerned with cleanliness or matters of taste
  • She stood there, fastidiously groomed, wearing a...
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (13% in)
fastidiously = giving careful attention to detail
  • An inexplicable kind of distaste, part fastidiousness, part boredom, stopped him whenever he tried to consider it.
    1.2 Part 1 Chapter 2 — The Chain (81% in)
  • She looked at the angular tiers of lights rising through the snowy curtain, and-glancing at him, at the grip of his gloved hands on the wheel, at the austere, fastidious elegance of the figure in black overcoat and white muffler-she thought that he belonged in a great city, among polished sidewalks and sculptured stone.
    2.1 Part 2 Chapter 1 — The Man Who Belonged on Earth (77% in)
  • You owe your love to 'those who don't deserve it, and the less they deserve it, the more love you owe them-the more loathsome the object, the nobler your love-the more unfastidious your love, the greater your virtue-and if you can bring your soul to the state of a dump heap that welcomes anything on equal terms, if you can cease to value moral values, you have achieved the state of moral perfection.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (48% in)

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