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(Exacting), adjective accurate, astringent, attentive, attentive to detail, careful, choosy, critical, delicatus, demanding, difficult to please, discriminating, discriminative, elegans, epicurean, excessively critical, exigent, fastidious, faultfinding, finical, finicky, fussy, hairsplitting, hard to please, heedful, hypercritical, inflexible, meticulous, mindful, overconscientious, overcritical, overmeticulous, painstaking, persnickety, picky, punctilious, quality-minded, querulous, regardful, rigid, rigorous, scrupulous, selective, stern, strict, stringent, thoroughgoing, uncompromising, unyielding

particular

(Individual), adjective characteristic, distinct, distinctive, distinguished, especial, exclusive, original, own, peculiar, personal, respective, separate, singular, special, specific, unique, unusual
Associated concepts: particular gift, particular purpose
Foreign phrases: Generale tantum valet in generalibus, quantum singulare in singulis.That which is general preeails in general matters, as that which is particular prevails in particular matters.

particular

(Specific), adjective characteristic, differential, differentiated, distinct, distinctive, distinguished, eccentric, especial, exceptional, express, extraordinary, idiosyncratic, individual, marked, noteworthy, odd, outstanding, peculiar, prominent, select, selected, separate, separatus, signal, single, singular, special, striking, uncommon, unique, unusual

particular

noun article, aspect, case, circumstance, detail, event, experience, fact, feature, incident, incidental, item, item of information, matter, minutia, occasion, occurrence, particularity, piece of information, point, respect, single case, special point, specific, specification
Associated concepts: bill of particulars
See also: accurate, certain, characteristic, circumspect, clear, concrete, conscientious, detail, detailed, diligent, distinct, distinctive, exact, express, faithful, feature, individual, item, meticulous, painstaking, peculiar, personal, point, precise, proper, provision, punctilious, singular, special, specific, specification, strict, technicality, term, unusual

PARTICULAR, LIEN, contracts. A right which a person has to retain property in respect of money or labor expended on such particular property. For example, when a tailor has made garments out of cloth delivered to him for the purpose, he is not bound to part with the clothes until his employer, has paid him for his services; nor a ship carpenter with a ship which he has repaired; nor can an engraver be compelled to deliver the seal which he has engraved for another, until his compensation has been paid. 2 Roll. Ab. 92; 3 M. & S. 167; 14 Pick. 332; 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 2514. Vide Lien.

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