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  • n. Plural form of exactitude.

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Examples

  • He added there was a need for "exactitudes" in what the government planned for the different provinces.

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  • You can measure the world's exactitudes, but a secret "" wildness lies in wait. ''

    Sure Profits, No Tears?

  • "In lesser matters of course, " I said, -where lesser exactitudes and punishments might be in order, you may, as any (pg. 76) free person, at your whim, and without consulting the master, subject them to typical disciplines, things useful in helping them to keep in mind what they are.

    Mercenaries Of Gor

  • Perhaps, however, the day was too cold and stormy for standing upon the exactitudes of history.

    Red Cap Tales Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North

  • How didactically, positively, they clung to their exactitudes -- like frightened little children in a chaotic world too big for them to face, hanging on to mother's skirts, something safe, sure, dependable.

    Eight Keys to Eden

  • Now he was conscious of the presence of Paul, fancied him (rescued from prison, from Zilla and the brisk exactitudes of the tar-roofing business) playing his violin at the end of the canoe.

    Babbitt

  • The origins of this awful failure were complex and manifold; they stretched back through long years of peace and carelessness in England; they could be traced through endless ramifications of administrative incapacity—from the inherent faults of confused systems to the petty bunglings of minor officials, from the inevitable ignorance of Cabinet Ministers to the fatal exactitudes of narrow routine.

    Florence Nightingale: Part II

  • Mrs. Makebelieve into so wide-eyed, so galvanic, so power fully-verbal and friendship-shattering an anger that her terms were accepted and registered as Median exactitudes.

    Mary, Mary

  • Thanks be to, or curses be upon, the passionate zeal of Miss Rowena Skiff for exactitudes, he, lacking the offices of an assistant undresser, was now as definitely and finally inclosed in this distressful pink garment as though it had been his own skin.

    The Life of the Party

  • The exactness of scientific laws was so admirably duplicated by the exactitudes of his mind that he seemed able, by a bloodless and mechanical sympathy, to penetrate to the most obscure causes of the strangest events.

    The Sign at Six

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