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methodically

[ muh-thod-ik-lee ]

adverb

  1. in a systematic and orderly way:

    This serious book methodically reviews various new business models, leadership styles, and theories of value creation.

  2. in a slow and careful way; painstakingly:

    Don't make the mistake of blazing your way through a chapter; instead, read deliberately and methodically.



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Other Words From

  • an·ti·me·thod·i·cal·ly adverb
  • non·me·thod·i·cal·ly adverb
  • qua·si-me·thod·i·cal·ly adverb
  • un·me·thod·i·cal·ly adverb

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Example Sentences

At 36, already having faced what felt like a certain end to his career, he can probably handle this, a methodical crawl toward Sunday night in Philadelphia.

However, these methodical cleaners collect data over time to retain a virtual map of your home for a more efficient clean.

A methodical vacuum has sensors that track where it’s been and what areas of the house it’s covered.

Despite the fairly significant lockdowns very early in the year, China dealt with this pandemic in a very managed and methodical way and actually got back to business very quickly.

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He was living up to his reputation as a methodical, risk-averse game manager, but the leaking clock demanded he be more aggressive.

They washed their hands methodically under the vigilant eye of Fatu.

Salvi then methodically riddled the rest of the room with bullets, wounding three other people in the clinic.

Since then, Jay has continued to methodically hone his technique and mentor a handful of candidates.

He detailed his troops to secure the apartment as they went, surgically, methodically, like all SEAL assaults.

He credits John Boehner with “quietly and methodically creating a bipartisan effort on immigration in the House.”

One of the town flatfoots came down and stared in, chewing gum methodically.

She took the little roll of notes from her pocket and methodically counted them once more.

I saw old Auberry plunging methodically along, at his side Mrs. McGovern, clasping the hand of her son.

It has to be applied carefully and methodically at least once.

I don't work quite as methodically as I ought; and I much want some one to discuss matters with relating to what I read.

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methodicalmethod in one's madness