meticulously meticulously  /mə ˈtɪk jə ləs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a meticulous manner

Usage(s):

  1. Josef Fritzl appears to have meticulously carried out his deed while acting like a caring father.
  2. Wearing surgical masks and rubber gloves, they meticulously analyze the garbage thrown out by a representative sample of Tucson households.
  3. Its members are all believers, meticulously selected, vetted and controlled.

News

  1. Traditional footwear thrives in Iraqi Kurdish town

    Halabja, Iraq (AFP) June 11, 2013 Between pots of glue and scraps of cotton, Bahjat Majeed sits cross-legged in his tiny workshop, putting the final touches on a pair of handmade shoes traditionally crafted in his hometown of Halabja. The meticulously-crafted "klash", which trace their roots back several hundred years, remain a key feature of Kurdish culture even as the three-province autonomous ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Space War

  2. In South Africa, talk of Mandela's mortality

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The desk is spotless and books neatly line the shelves in Nelson Mandela's office at a Johannesburg-based foundation that carries his name, but the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader hasn't worked there for years. The meticulously preserved room is one of many tributes to the legacy of a former prisoner who became so revered for his efforts to reconcile ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Wenatchee World

  3. Megan & Liz Studio Session: Watch 'Release You' Performance and Q&A

    Earlier this month, twin-sister duo Megan & Liz released one of the most meticulously constructed, joyfully executed singles of the year, "...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Billboard

Quotes

  1. "Ben would be a good administrator and a thorough and detailed kind of executive," Lowery said. "He would meticulously follow through on details."
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Joseph Lowery Source: Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

  2. "You need to force yourself as a doctor to pause and to look meticulously at the record _ to think, to question and to verify," said Groopman, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Jerome Groopman Source: Washington Post

  3. "Sen. Mitchell is fair. He's been meticulously even-handed," said Abraham Foxman, national director of the Anti-Defamation League. "But the fact is, American policy in the Middle East hasn't been 'even handed' - it has been supportive of...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Abraham Foxman Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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