Definition for exacting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of exact
SYNONYMS FOR exact
Examples from the Web for exacting
Qualification is exacting, and a majority of the teams that do qualify are from the West.
Brazier was feared for her ferocious tempers and respected for her exacting standards.
Munro is a great writer; a wise writer; a free and brave, exacting, transformative, generous, and profoundly discreet writer.
But exacting concessions from the mediator is not the point.Jonathan Pollard Means Israeli-American Squabbling Instead of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiation|Raphael Magarik|July 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But legal justice, no less moral or exacting, is something else.My First Autopsy Report: Excerpt From David Berg’s ‘Run, Brother, Run’`|David Berg|June 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Like all men of commanding sense and character, he was exacting.Throckmorton|Molly Elliot Seawell
She was silent save when she was irritable, indifferent except when exacting.Res Judicat|Augustine Birrell
These revolutions worked themselves simply from day to day, as taste became more pronounced and exacting.The Printed Book|Henri Bouchot
Vaudrey's predecessor, Monsieur Pichereau, was exacting, close-fisted.His Excellency the Minister|Jules Claretie
No, my boys, you don't find me going in for the angel in the house—she's too exacting.