ACCURACY's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of accuracy
Definition:
n. quality of nearness to the truth or the true value
Example:
He was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass.
Sentence in Classic:
With a glow of admiration I watched Holmes unrolling his case of instruments and choosing his tool with the calm, scientific accuracy of a surgeon who performs a delicate operation.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Berg, who had obtained his captaincy during the campaign, had gained the confidence of his superiors by his promptitude and accuracy and had arranged his money matters very satisfactorily.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He was even pleased by failures, for failures resulting from deviations in practice from the theory only proved to him the accuracy of his theory.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This may be fancy, though I think the memory of most of us can go farther back into such times than many of us suppose; just as I believe the power of observation in numbers of very young children to be quite wonderful for its closeness and accuracy.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
However novel and peculiar this testimony of attachment, I did not doubt the accuracy of the interpretation.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
We had of late been so accustomed to watch for sunrise and sunset, that we knew with fair accuracy when it would be; and we knew that before long the sun would set.
Dracula By Bram Stoker Context
I began also to observe, with greater accuracy, the forms that surrounded me and to perceive the boundaries of the radiant roof of light which canopied me.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
Like most young scribblers, she went abroad for her characters and scenery, and banditti, counts, gypsies, nuns, and duchesses appeared upon her stage, and played their parts with as much accuracy and spirit as could be expected.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
They could describe an entertainment with accuracy, relate an anecdote with humour, and laugh at their acquaintance with spirit.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
Blacklock, a poet blind from his birth, could describe visual objects with accuracy; Professor Sanderson, who was also blind, gave excellent lectures on colour, and taught others the theory of ideas which they had and he had not.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
The superior education of Dantes gave an air of such extreme probability to this statement that it never once occurred to Jacopo to doubt its accuracy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context