Punctilious Definition

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1. A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must be treated with punctiliousness , with a certain considerate formality. 1
2. And the nearest I can come to my ideal is punctiliously to pay my bills, be polite to my wife, and contribute to deserving charities: and the program does not seem, somehow, quite adequate. 1
3. Darwin was himself something of a gourmet, also punctilious in his insistence that ties were obligatory. 1
4. Diligence belongs to these people, who cherish and treasure time, are a man with his feet on the ground and punctilious , remorseless and persistent, and who have courage to explore and innovate. 1
5. Garvin reported formally to the Khedive - and the Consul-General was punctilious about the forms. 1
6. Given the circumstances, his behaviour to Laura had been punctiliously correct. 1
7. He had his team and he was too punctilious not to share his thinking with them. 1
8. He used words handsomely, though he may have been too careful with them, a little too punctilious. 1
9. He was a punctilious blighter and I can't see him using the Lab as a convenient place for a rendezvous. 1
10. He was a punctilious young man. 1
11. He was always punctilious in his manners. 1
12. He was punctilious about being ready and waiting in the entrance hall exactly on time. 1
13. In some countries that is observed punctiliously. In others it is in effect voluntary. 1
14. Joe was always punctilious about repaying loans. 1
15. Nancy Mitford, who was punctilious about research, denies this. 1
16. No denying the boy was dutiful and punctilious in all things, however opinionated he might be. 1
17. She observed the rules punctiliously. 1
18. The junta has always shown a perverse punctiliousness in following the letter of its arbitrarily enforced repressive laws. 1
19. The more unpopular an opinion is, the more necessary is it that the holder should be somewhat punctilious in his observance of conventionalities generally. 1
20. This quality was continually breaking through his punctilious manner in the shape of restlessness. 1

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