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Those who screen positive on the home tests could then have their status confirmed with more precise PCR tests.

We should emphasize, though, that there are limits in how precise we can be in describing these shifts.

Patterns that repeat in a less precise sense are very interesting.

The sight of the word sent me straight to the unabridged dictionary to find the precise English equivalent.

From Fortune

This number sounds precise — and encouraging — but the study had numerous limitations.

From Vox

This is also the preferred tactic of Ann Coulter, who provokes liberal indignation with Pavlonian preciseness.

Seeing we were all harmless, the officer dropped his military preciseness as if it were an ill-fitting garment.

This attention to your religious duties need not be attended by any preciseness or austerity of manner.

It does not appear, however, that such preciseness is justified.

"Of course it's me," she cried tremulously, and with fine disregard for her habitual preciseness of speech.

Norwegians and Danes are like Englishmen, though there is perhaps a little more preciseness and stiffness about their clothes.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to preciseness, such as: carefulness, certainty, closeness, correctness, definiteness, and efficiency.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.