Thesaurus / exact
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I don't know the exact nature of them; I only know that he is very much harassed.
LONDON'S HEARTB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
I omit Horace Walpole's exact expression, which is more witty than proper.
MEMOIRS OF THE JACOBITES OF 1715 AND 1745MRS. THOMSON
She is not able to determine the exact line of her descent, but the blood of three races mingles in her veins.
TWELVE YEARS A SLAVESOLOMON NORTHUP
No doubt he knew the exact age of the man as well as I did, but it was not for him to have hastened his deposition.
THE FIXED PERIODANTHONY TROLLOPE
When we examine it closely, we find that in many respects it is the exact reverse of our practice.
THE BOOKLOVER AND HIS BOOKSHARRY LYMAN KOOPMAN
The exact nature of the various missiles and the direction from whence they came were of course unknown to us.
THE BLOCKING OF ZEEBRUGGEALFRED F. B. CARPENTER
For a long time—in exact figures just a month, which to restless fighting men is a near eternity—the sector was quiet.
WITH THE DOUGHBOY IN FRANCEEDWARD HUNGERFORD
They were quite harmless, being made of cast-iron, with small quantities of salt inside to bring them up to the exact weight.
PINCHER MARTIN, O.D.H. TAPRELL DORLING
Real humor is primarily human—or divine, to be exact—and after that the fun may follow naturally in its order.
CHIMNEY-POT PAPERSCHARLES S. BROOKS
I have known nothing in the way of exact political prescience, long in advance of the event, that equaled this or approached it.
RECOLLECTIONS OF A VARIED LIFEGEORGE CARY EGGLESTON
WORDS RELATED TO EXACT
- at length
- high tech
- highly wrought
- with all the extras
- with all the options
- with bells and whistles
- all together
- in apple-pie order
- in good shape
- in order
- in shape
- neat as button
- neat as pin
- to rights
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