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 Meanings and Examples of PRECISE
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precise
 a.  exact; clearly expressed; accurate or correct
Classic Sentence: (163 in 11 pages)
1  It was for this precise reason that Stuart and Brent were idling on the porch of Tara this April afternoon.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  She "went through" the linen and blankets in the precise spirit of the penitent exploring the inner folds of conscience; she sought for moths as the stricken soul seeks for lurking infirmities.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  Miss Farish's heart was a fountain of tender illusions, Miss Stepney's a precise register of facts as manifested in their relation to herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 11
4  No other tableau had been received with that precise note of approval: it had obviously been called forth by herself, and not by the picture she impersonated.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
5  What precise purpose this ivory horn or lance answers, it would be hard to say.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
6  It is not probable that this monomania in him took its instant rise at the precise time of his bodily dismemberment.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
7  Of what precise species this sea-monster was, is not mentioned.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
8  Nor is it at all prudent for the hunter to be over curious touching the precise nature of the whale spout.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 85. The Fountain.
9  For at that time, and indeed until a comparatively late day, the precise origin of ambergris remained, like amber itself, a problem to the learned.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 92. Ambergris.
10  At length the desired observation was taken; and with his pencil upon his ivory leg, Ahab soon calculated what his latitude must be at that precise instant.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 118. The Quadrant.
11  The precise gunners were coolly enthusiastic.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
12  Surely no man would work so hard or attain such precise information unless he had some definite end in view.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
13  So when he stared at Connie in his peculiar way, giving her his peculiar, precise information, she felt all the background of his mind filling up with mist, with nothingness.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 5
14  By a remarkable coincidence, the other two had been visited with the same unpleasant sensation at that precise moment.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
15  As the minutes passed he had gradually drifted into a revengeful intention without knowing the precise moment of forming it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 7 The Morning and the Evening of a Day
Example Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
16  The brain is hungry not for method but for content, especially the latter which contains generalizations that are powerful, precise, and explicit.
17  How exactly, in precise detail, will he bring about this supposed unity?
18  The lenses are ground to a high standard of precision.
19  He organized the team with military precision.
20  The whole play was executed with great precision.
21  Please handle this precision instrument carefully.
22  Aim for more precision in your style.
23  Your desired precision is too technical and also far too wordy.
24  I think we can date the decline of Western Civilization quite precisely.
25  Nobody knows precisely how many people are still living in the camp.
26  It's not clear precisely how the accident happened.
27  Define precisely what you mean by 'crime'.
28  It is precisely the possibility of realizing a dream that makes life interesting.
29  The timing of the gun was precisely synchronized with the turning of the plane's propeller.
30  It is difficult to know precisely how much impact the changes will have.