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adjective as in meticulous

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He would not disclose the exact revenue earned or how much these partnerships contribute to the publisher’s overall revenue breakdown.

From Digiday

It’s not clear what the exact nature of the Daily Caller story was other than Weaver in the aftermath of him taking medical leave.

At that moment I realized that not everybody has the exact same perspective, not everybody has the exact same upbringing or the exact same privileged and fortunate life that I had.

From Ozy

At several points in the book, Ruffin interrupts the humor to acknowledge that many of her family’s experiences, when totaled up this way, exact a heavy burden.

Only three points, to be exact, rather than the seven or eight Kansas City surely would have preferred, but kicker Harrison Butker did well to connect from 52 yards out.

And by the time an airplane was in the water, its exact position would be known.

He will tell you why became a cop with the exact same words used by DePrimo and many of their fellow officers.

Behind him stood a flock of fifth-grade boys—and two second-grade girls—all of them wearing the exact same yellow hat.

Cooper had little Alexis pose for a picture on the exact spot there Garner was pinned.

While difficult to estimate exact numbers, thousands of Americans die every year because of delayed or denied claims.

As company after company appeared, we were able to form a pretty exact estimate of their numbers.

A method of Vacuity pure and simple—the exact opposite of Mental Assimilation.

That was not the exact word that he used, but he expressed it by beating his tail against the table and giving a long howl.

Those were not his exact words, but I saw his answer in his eyes, for he had climbed higher and they were close to mine.

Carrying these suggestions to the text, they help fix the exact number of times the word “bells” occurs in each line.


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