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exact

adjective accurate, admitting of no deviation, allowing no departure from the standard, careful, clear cut, close, correct, defined, detailed, diligens, exactus, explicit, express, faithful, literal, meticulous, minute, particular, plain, precise, punctilious, punctual, right, rigid, specific, strict, true to fact, undeviating, unexaggerated, verbatim, with no mistake, without error
Associated concepts: exact copy

exact

verb ask for, assess, call for, charge, claim, clamor for, coerce, compel, constrain, cry for, demand, deeand payment, demand toll, draw from, dun, elicit, enjoin, extort, force, force payment, impel, impose, impose a duty, impose a tax, insist upon, lay a duty on, lay claim to, levy, make an authoritative request, make deeands, make obligatory, make pay, make requisition, mulct, necessitate, obligate, oblige, order, press, require, require authoritatively, requisition, squeeze, task, tax, threaten, toll, urge, wrench, wrest, wring
Associated concepts: certified copy, exact copy
See also: absolute, accurate, acquire, actual, apparent, appropriate, assess, attach, authentic, bind, brief, call, certain, charge, clear, close, coerce, coherent, command, compel, conclusive, constrain, decree, definite, definitive, demand, detailed, diligent, direct, dun, enforce, enjoin, excise, explicit, express, extort, factual, faithful, genuine, honest, identical, impose, insist, instruct, laconic, levy, literal, meticulous, narrow, necessitate, need, obligate, particular, precise, prescribe, press, punctilious, punctual, realistic, reliable, request, require, right, rigid, said, secure, seize, specific, strict, stringent, subtle, systematic, tax, true, unambiguous, undistorted, verbatim
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At ten o'clock Athos, with his habitual exactitude, was waiting on the Pont du Louvre and was almost immediately joined by Lord de Winter.
Throughout the day, except in her occasional outbursts of wailing grief, she had been in incessant movement, performing the initial duties to her dead with the awe and exactitude that belong to religious rites.
A Fahrenheit's thermometer in a mahogany case, and with a barometer annexed, was hung against the wall, at some little distance from the stove, which Benjamin consulted, every half hour, with prodigious exactitude.
A ce sujet, BelaA d a promis des enquA tes pour dA@terminer [beaucoup moins que] avec exactitudes [beaucoup plus grand que] le nombre de [beaucoup moins que] dA@serteurs [beaucoup plus grand que].
the catalog features exactitudes in still more cities, including New York and Beijing.
He must engage, yet shuns the quick surmise With passion for those cool exactitudes He isolates from hearsay, myths, and lies, Tactful and tentative as he intrudes.
She added: "I know the exactitudes of what's going on, having been there.