Thesaurus / exacting
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He was known to be a tough and exacting boss who regularly and relentlessly drilled his analysts to prepare them for client meetings.
GIDEON GARTNER, VISIONARY OF TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH, DIES AT 85GLENN RIFKINDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Like all men of commanding sense and character, he was exacting.
THROCKMORTONMOLLY ELLIOT SEAWELL
She was silent save when she was irritable, indifferent except when exacting.
RES JUDICATAUGUSTINE BIRRELL
These revolutions worked themselves simply from day to day, as taste became more pronounced and exacting.
THE PRINTED BOOKHENRI BOUCHOT
Vaudrey's predecessor, Monsieur Pichereau, was exacting, close-fisted.
HIS EXCELLENCY THE MINISTERJULES CLARETIE
No, my boys, you don't find me going in for the angel in the house—she's too exacting.
It was hot and dry enough to suit the most exacting hay-maker.
ADVENTURES IN FRIENDSHIPDAVID GRAYSON
But M. Auguste, in his exacting dependence on Louise, left the French novel far behind.
OUR HOUSEELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
The duties of governor were not only exacting but almost impossible to fulfill satisfactorily.
THOMAS JEFFERSONGILBERT CHINARD
I've been selfish and quarrelsome and exacting, but I've always loved you.
PLAYS: LADY FREDERICK, THE EXPLORER, A MAN OF HONORWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
WORDS RELATED TO EXACTING
- rough going
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