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  • r  in a punctilious manner
    he launched into a long history of the birth of communism, giving credit punctiliously to the work of Marx and Engels

  • Fifteen hands high, she holds her plump neck punctiliously arched, lifts her hoofs in a gait which is higher, slower and shorter in stride than that of a standard bred horse.
  • He arrived in Cincinnati for the big doings as punctiliously as a good Moslem entering Mecca.
  • In most campaigns counselors are expected to nurture their charges until the minister takes over, but in New York this practice cannot be followed punctiliously.

  • David Ben-Gurion in Independent
    ...a thousand years before, the piety felt for the land, the respect for its non-Jewish inhabitants (their rights must "be guarded and honoured punctiliously," Ben Gurion wrote in 1918), the waves of idealistic immigration which long...

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