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meticulously

[ muh-tik-yuh-luhs-lee ]
/ məˈtɪk yə ləs li /
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adverb

in a way that shows extreme care about minute details; in a precise and thorough way, sometimes to an excessive degree: He'd had collections of various kinds as a kid, each of them meticulously sorted and, yes, even inventoried.

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