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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an overly scrupulous manner; extremely carefully.

Usage examples (33)
  • The set was meticulously authentic
  • These images succeed without having every single word meticulously translated.
  • I recall the meticulously machined pencil sharpeners with "made in West Germany" stamped on their sides that lasted until I lost them.
  • Though you won't find it in Webster's, there's a word to describe the kind of meticulously constructed writing that bores even its author. for more
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