Otherwise, slavish adaptations–being, punctiliously observant adaptations–are likely to be a dead doornail.
Ceremonious etiquette and detail duties were punctiliously observed.
They were punctiliously polite, too polite for a horse-ranch outfit.
The whole ceremony was as regal, as punctiliously observed, as at a royal court where the traditions date from many centuries.
The five shillings were most punctiliously returned from this point, which also we left soon.
It is formally correct, punctiliously exact, completely serious, and withal high-minded.
punctiliously they saluted, and Clifford strode back to the house.
This man, who lied in public as a matter of business, was punctiliously honorable in private life.
Again, at the door of Room 18, he punctiliously allowed her to precede him.
Captain Whalley, opening the matter, was met by a punctiliously polite but determined opposition.