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details

noun circumstances, contents, distinct parts, fine points, intelligence, items, minor circumstances, minutiae, niceties, particulars, special points, specifics
See also: circumstances, contents, description, intelligence, news
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The last detail I have to communicate refers to my acquaintance with Mrs.
In either case, the EXECUTION of the business, which alone requires the knowledge of local details, must be devolved upon discreet persons in the character of commissioners or assessors, elected by the people or appointed by the government for the purpose.
These pictures are so perfect in detail that, when photographed and enlarged, objects no greater than a blade of grass may be distinctly recognized.
Yesterday I inspected your empty room in detail, and inspected your embroidery-frame, with the work still hanging on it.
It is needless to go into a detail of the variety of accidents and cross-purposes, which caused the failure of his scheme.
These are exactly the details I asked for," said the king.
It occurred to me that a work of this kind might comprise a variety of those curious details, so interesting to me, illustrative of the fur trade; of its remote and adventurous enterprises, and of the various people, and tribes, and castes, and characters, civilized and savage, affected by its operations.
In process of time, as the arts of war developed, it increased in size and strength, and although recorded details are lacking, the history is written not merely in the stone of its building, but is inferred in the changes of structure.
The idea of using her as a decoy was clearly already in his mind, though he may not have been certain how the details of his plot were to be arranged.
Here we discussed the details of our expedition until long after dark.
Ferguson had long been engaged upon the details of his expedition.
But Rogojin added no words of his own in confirmation of this view, and as before, he recounted with marvellous exactness the details of his crime.