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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACCURATELY

It is needful, therefore, to understand it as accurately as may be, however we may judge it.

Much obliged to you for recalling it so accurately and anticipating me.

But, he had been so careful to get it accurately, that he then spelt it with perfect correctness.

He thought of how accurately she had guessed his position in life—if it was a guess.

Her hearing had accurately conveyed to her the meaning of those sounds.

The first thing, then, that we have to do, is accurately to discriminate 17.

You supposed that your motto was accurately cited from Bacon.

Thank God we know so little about it that we do not know how to speak of it accurately.

It was pleasant to hear our own remarks so accurately repeated.

However, endeavor to relate every thing as accurately as you can.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, "done with care," from Latin accuratus "prepared with care, exact, elaborate," past participle of accurare "take care of," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + curare "take care of" (see cure). The notion of doing something carefully led to that of being exact (1650s). Related: Accurately; accurateness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ACCURATELY

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