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A more methodical man, or a more industrious man did not exist.

She commenced to be more methodical in the appointment of her time.

The incumbent of a heavy parish will probably turn with a smile to the more methodical labours of the Deaconess.

Towards the close of its career, apparently, the Inquisition had succeeded in establishing a more methodical system.

They will not, however, have the more methodical stick-at-it quality of those whose fingers are found firm and stiff.

Turenne's slow, or more methodical and more cautious conquests, have proved lasting acquisitions to the monarchy.

There never was a thinker more wise, more methodical, more logical than Locke.

Not only was the scribe able to write with greater speed, but the way in which the26 characters were produced was more methodical.

Disserere, moreover, denotes a freer, disputare a more methodical discussion of the subject.

After dinner, our discussion assumed a more methodical shape.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, with -al (1) and methodic (1540s), from Middle French methodique, from Late Latin methodicus, from Greek methodikos, from methodos (see method). Related: Methodically.

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