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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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The old gray-headed father took down Morse's Atlas[3] out of the book-case, and looked out the exact latitude and longitude; and read Flint's Travels in the South and West,[4] to make up his own mind as to the nature of the country.
The Law of God exact he shall fulfill Both by obedience and by love, though love Alone fulfill the Law; thy punishment He shall endure by coming in the Flesh To a reproachful life and cursed death, Proclaiming Life to all who shall believe In his redemption, and that his obedience Imputed becomes theirs by Faith, his merits To save them, not thir own, though legal works.
In any case, we request you will at once favor us with the most exact personal description that can be written of both the parties.
Lorry saw him shrink into the exact figure that Defarge had had in keeping.
8th, That the said man-mountain shall, in two moons' time, deliver in an exact survey of the circumference of our dominions, by a computation of his own paces round the coast.
Nothing can be more curious than to see the channels and aqueducts that nature has formed in this hard rock, so exact and of such admirable contrivance, that they seem to be the work of men.
The exact facts, the exact words, -- and they are burnt in upon my brain, -- shall be set down without alteration of an iota; and let my Readers judge between me and Destiny.
He wore but a single article of clothing or adornment, a small collar of gold from which depended upon his chest a great ornament as large as a dinner plate set solid with huge diamonds, except for the exact center which was occupied by a strange stone, an inch in diameter, that scintillated nine different and distinct rays; the seven colors of our earthly prism and two beautiful rays which, to me, were new and nameless.
Here, as in the drawing-room, I have them always under my eyes, and they indicate my position and exact direction in the middle of the ocean.
He was so exact that he was never in a hurry, was always ready, and was economical alike of his steps and his motions.
But now her every motion appeared to be the exact inversion of her previous ones.
In reply he observed that, though I was still quite young, I seemed to have lost my wits, and that my "virtue appeared to be under a cloud" (I quote his exact words).