ACCURATELY in a Sentence

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For ACCURATELY, below is one of 88 sentences:
She had witnessed the intense misery beneath which the minister struggled, or, to speak more accurately, had ceased to struggle.

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 Meanings and Examples of ACCURATELY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 ad.  strictly correctly
 ad.  with few mistakes
Classic Sentence: (47 in 4 pages)
1  She had witnessed the intense misery beneath which the minister struggled, or, to speak more accurately, had ceased to struggle.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XIII. ANOTHER VIEW OF HESTER
2  She now read his heart more accurately.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
3  Elinor smiled again, to hear her sister describing so accurately their future expenses at Combe Magna.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 17
4  He was buttoned up, mighty trim and tight, and must have taken a great deal of pains with his whiskers, which were accurately curled.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
5  Nobody but a born gentleman could have put his finger on what is wrong with us as accurately as he just did, down there at the burying.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
6  She was noticeable equally in the classroom grind and at dances, though out of the three hundred students of Blodgett, scores recited more accurately and dozens Bostoned more smoothly.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
7  It is only indispensable with an inveterate running whale; its grand fact and feature is the wonderful distance to which the long lance is accurately darted from a violently rocking, jerking boat, under extreme headway.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
8  He could not speak accurately because of the gulpings in his throat.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
9  Chuff, chuff, chuff went the machine in the bushes, accurately, insistently.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 10
10  She asked him the particulars of his transaction with Isaac, which he detailed accurately.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
11  You paint too accurately for mistake.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
12  of Uppercross, in the county of Somerset, and by inserting most accurately the day of the month on which he had lost his wife.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
13  The young sailor gave a look to see that his orders were promptly and accurately obeyed, and then turned again to the owner.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1. Marseilles—The Arrival.
14  This time you will lay your plans more accurately; we shall get out into the gallery you have described; kill the sentinel who guards it, and make our escape.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
15  Instinctively Dantes turned round to observe by what watch or clock the abbe had been able so accurately to specify the hour.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
16  Your main intent is to accurately capture a scene as your eye sees it, and then report to me.
17  The machine enables a moulder to form a consolidated and accurately shaped brick in a few simple movements taking about 30 seconds.
18  Recent changes in accounting rules have forced companies in Britain to state much more accurately the true financial state of their pension funds.
19  Vitamin water has too much sugar to be accurately described as nutritious; we has ordered owner Coca-Cola to stop running advertisements carrying the claim.
20  She gave an accurate account of the case.
21  His account of what happened is substantially accurate.
22  Modern missiles are so accurate because their flight is controlled by computer.
23  The police are trying to obtain a more accurate picture of crime levels.
24  The model of the village is accurate down to the last detail.
25  The brochure tries to give a fair and accurate description of each hotel.
26  We'll need accurate costings before we can agree to fund the scheme.
27  This book is generally accurate.
28  The figures they have used are just not accurate.
29  This method is more fallible than most because it depends on careful and accurate timing.
30  The accuracy of equivalent circuit method can be effectively improved if the calculation of PM leakage permeance is accurate.