punctiliously

All Adverb
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  • They always returned them most punctiliously, and came in all their best clothes. Cited from Chateau and Country Life in France, by Mary King Waddington
  • He certainly would not sully her, he held her punctiliously away from him. Cited from The Bridal March; One Day, by Bjornstjerne Bjornson
  • Only when these ceremonies had been punctiliously performed did they begin to discuss the news. Cited from Witch-Doctors, by Charles Beadle
  • It was a part of her duty to be present on these occasions, and she performed that duty punctiliously. Cited from Birds of Prey, by M.E. Braddon
  • For after he had answered a few questions, a major explained the situation to him very punctiliously. Cited from The Boy Scouts In Russia, by Blaine John
  • Forms of worship may be punctiliously proper, and have no breath of life in them. Cited from Expositions/Holy Scripture: Ezekiel, etc., by Alexander Maclaren
  • It was rather to ensure his orders being punctiliously and promptly carried out. Cited from The Yellow Streak, by Williams, Valentine
  • When his hour had struck he stood up and took leave of his desk and of his fellow-clerks punctiliously. Cited from Dubliners, by James Joyce
  • These may well be trusted to the hands of wife, mother, daughter, sister, but should be punctiliously left. Cited from Manners and Social Usages, Mrs. J.M.E.W. Sherwood
  • I was punctiliously exact in dealing with all the affairs of life that fell to my lot. Cited from John Barleycorn, by Jack London
  • Then he gave it punctiliously, word for word. Cited from The Rocks of Valpre, by Ethel May Dell
  • You are thanked, and punctiliously wished the good-day, whether you purchase anything or not. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V2
  • She dusted the heavy mahogany pieces punctiliously after she had opened the bed as her sister had directed. Cited from The Wind in the Rose-Bush, et al, by Mary Wilkins
  • "I shall punctiliously execute all your orders, and have only to ask further when I am to set off?" Cited from The Youth of the Great Elector, by L. Muhlbach
  • The words were punctiliously spoken, his accents as cold as the other's. Cited from Half A Chance, by Frederic S. Isham
  • Then they punctiliously received each man his golden eagle, and a motion to adjourn closed the ceremony. Cited from White Ashes, by Sidney R. Kennedy and Alden C. Noble
  • She knew how punctiliously polite he was, and how brusque and positive was her father. Cited from The Fortunes of Oliver Horn, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • When they came calling they left cards, punctiliously. Cited from Gigolo, by Edna Ferber
  • I have said that there are some men who are punctiliously proper for the purpose of covering their moral obliquities. Cited from Lessons in Life, by Timothy Titcomb
  • The German officials are always officials, always addressed and addressing others punctiliously by their titles. Cited from Germany and the Germans, by Price Collier
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Meaning of punctiliously

  • adverb In a punctilious manner
    he launched into a long history of the birth of communism, giving credit punctiliously to the work of Marx and Engels