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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a fastidious manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • It is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling
  • Adjective : a painstaking craftsman; painstaking research
  • The man grimaces, but he signs his name painstakingly, gripping the stand.
  • She read the titles painstakingly: "Corn in California," "Silage for more
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