adverb see painstaking II

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  • painstakingly — adv. Painstakingly is used with these adjectives: ↑slow Painstakingly is used with these verbs: ↑analyse, ↑prepare, ↑rebuild, ↑reconstruct, ↑restore …   Collocations dictionary

  • painstakingly — painstaking ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very careful and thorough. DERIVATIVES painstakingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • painstakingly — adverb in a fastidious and painstaking manner it is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling • Syn: ↑fastidiously • Derived from adjective: ↑fastidious (for: ↑fastidiously), ↑painstaking …   Useful english dictionary

  • painstakingly — See painstaking. * * * …   Universalium

  • painstakingly — adverb In a painstaking manner; very slowly and carefully …   Wiktionary

  • painstakingly — Synonyms and related words: assiduously, carefully, cautiously, circumspectly, considerately, diligently, dingdong, earnestly, exhaustively, heedfully, industriously, intensely, lovingly, meticulously, mindfully, regardfully, sedulously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • painstakingly — peɪnzteɪkɪŋlɪ adv. carefully; meticulously; diligently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • painstakingly — pains·tak·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • painstakingly adv — I thought I was supposed to be immortal! Dracula said painstakingly …   English expressions

  • painstaking — painstakingly, adv. painstakingness, n. /paynz tay king, payn stay /, adj. 1. taking or characterized by taking pains or trouble; expending or showing diligent care and effort; careful: a painstaking craftsman; painstaking research. n. 2. careful …   Universalium

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