adverb see exacting

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  • Exactingly — Exacting Ex*act ing, a. Oppressive or unreasonably severe in making demands or requiring the exact fulfillment of obligations; harsh; severe. A temper so exacting. T. Arnold {Ex*act ing*ly}, adv. {Ex*act ing*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exactingly — See exacting. * * * …   Universalium

  • exactingly — adverb In an exacting manner …   Wiktionary

  • exactingly — adv. in a trying manner, severely, in a demanding manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exactingly — ex·act·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • exactingly — adverb : in an exacting manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • exacting — exactingly, adv. exactingness, n. /ig zak ting/, adj. 1. rigid or severe in demands or requirements: an exacting teacher. 2. requiring close application or attention: an exacting task. 3. given to or characterized by exaction; extortionate. [1575 …   Universalium

  • exacting — adjective Date: 1634 1. tryingly or unremittingly severe in making demands 2. requiring careful attention and precision Synonyms: see onerous • exactingly adverb • exactingness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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