Definitions

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  • adv. In a meticulous manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Timidly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a meticulous manner

Etymologies

meticulous +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • It’s no coincidence that 2006’s best scripted dramas — The Wire, HBO’s multi-season epic of inner-city Baltimore; and Children of Men, Alfonso Cuarón’s futuristic thriller — were studies in meticulously crafted “realness,” deploying naturalistic dialogue, decentered and chaotic action, stutter-step pacing, and a reporter’s eye for the telling detail.

    The Case for Reality TV

  • Kraby said Breivik had considered other possible targets to strike as he prepared what Norway's Police Security Service has described as a meticulously prepared attack by a lone culprit.

    Norway suspect was considering other targets

  • And that finger snap notwithstanding, some songs feel a little too perfect, with every violin note in place, every word meticulously sculpted.

    The Odd Couple

  • After many phone calls meticulously describing the pillow and much negotiation the hotel agreed to send it.

    My Resolution

  • Josh Green, in a stunning piece that might be called a meticulously reported notebook dump, says, in The Atlantic, that Mrs. Clinton made personnel decisions based only on loyalty, not talent and skill.

    Confidence or Derangement?

  • During the daylight hours he gathered together the makings of a new flyer, one whose characters were copied meticulously from an English-Chinese dictionary.

    Heaven Lake

  • Kraby said Breivik had considered other possible targets to attack as he prepared what Norway's Police Security Service has described as a meticulously prepared by a "lone-wolf" attacker.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • Mr Kraby said Breivik had considered other possible targets to attack as he prepared what Norway's Police Security Service has described as meticulously prepared attacks by a "lone-wolf" attacker.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • These images succeed without having every single word meticulously translated.

    PopMatters

  • The result is what Atomic Games describes as a meticulously recreated in-game version of Fallujah, complete with real-life marines lending their names and likenesses, as well as recreations of the specific events from the battle.

    GamePro.com

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  • The spawn production room has to be kept meticulously (cermat) clean to avoid any contamination.

    January 25, 2011