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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Strict observance of formalities; A fine point of etiquette or petty formality.

Usage examples (36)
  • Poor man! he had much to learn of Highland punctilio.
  • No good sign for me, thought I, this stiff punctilio.
  • punctilio, mere punctilio, Sir, shall not weigh with me.
  • The preliminaries had been conducted with proper punctilio. for more
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