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punctilious

puhngk ti lee uhs

  • s  marked by precise accordance with details
    punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

  • On the other hand, Ericsson's conclusion that deliberate practice leads to better performance might favor the punctilious, famously diligent Clinton.
  • The great Marlborough himself was no more punctilious than Capt.
  • Not surprisingly, Britain is being punctilious about amassing sufficient evidence before it points a finger in any direction.
News & Articles

  • NYPD Nails Cyclist For Biking Through Yellow Light, Not "Shutting Up"
    The latest example of the NYPD's unbridled fetishization of cyclists is a two-for-one special: not only is it a crystal-clear example of the NYPD's disproportional, no-common-sense enforcement of traffic laws, but it also carries a whiff of classic cop misogyny. Hilda Cohen, an advocate for safer streets and a seemingly punctilious adherent to cyclist street etiquette, was stopped by the NYPD on ...
    July 22, 2013 - Gothamist
Quotes

  • Lee Kuan Yew in National Post
    In his autobiography, Lee described Suharto, who was forced to step down in 1998 in the face of a student-led uprising, as "a quiet man, courteous and punctilious on form and protocol."
  • Hugh Segal in National Post
    But the prime minister has to ...... stay neutral in these matters and I think Prime Minister Harper is being absolutely punctilious about that,Mr. Segal says.
  • Stephen Nickell in Telegraph.co.uk
    Stephen Nickell, who served on the Monetary Policy Committee under King, said: "He was very punctilious about allowing everyone to have their say and never attempting to dominate or force his view on others."

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