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precise
used in Selected Tales by Poe

4 uses
  • This was precisely what had formed the subject of my reflections.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (16% in)
  • I cannot, for my soul, remember how, when, or even precisely where, I first became acquainted with the lady Ligeia.
    1 — Ligeia (1% in)
  • The first two or three rounds having been played, he is in full possession of the contents of each hand, and thenceforward puts down his cards with as absolute a precision of purpose as if the rest of the party had turned outward the faces of their own.
    4 — The Murders in the Rue Morgue (8% in)
  • I saw it with perfect distinctness—all a dull blue, with a hideous veil over it that chilled the very marrow in my bones; but I could see nothing else of the old man's face or person: for I had directed the ray as if by instinct, precisely upon the damned spot.
    5 — The Tell-Tale Heart (50% in)

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