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Punctiliously

Antonyms of PUNCTILIOUSLY

Examples of usage:

  1. One beautiful blossom, which seems like a white ground thickly rouged with carmine, is called " the Honourable Mrs. Harris;" and it is droll to observe how punctiliously the working gardeners retain the dignified prefix in speaking of the flower. "The Lost Dahlia" by Mary Russell Mitford
  2. The letter lay unopened till next day - a fact easy to account for, improbable as it may seem; for besides writing as largely as she talked, and less amusingly because more correctly, Mrs. Elton wrote such an indistinct though punctiliously neat hand, that the reading of a letter of hers involved no small amount of labour. "David Elginbrod" by George MacDonald
  3. " Your conduct was so obviously and punctiliously correct," he replied suavely, " that I thought my answer could wait till I met you here to- day, as I knew that I was to have the pleasure of doing." "The Secret of the Tower" by Hope, Anthony
  4. The old man did not say that it was no trespass, but he stood aside punctiliously for the other to precede him through the gate. "Ovington's Bank" by Stanley J. Weyman
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