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punctilious
used in Light in August

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paying careful attention to details — especially social conventions
  • He cooked his own food in the kitchen, to the negress' outraged indignation, and put it on the table himself and ate it face to face with his father, who saluted him punctiliously and unfailingly with a glass of Bourbon whiskey: this too the son did not touch and had never tasted.
    Chapter 20 (17% in)

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