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How to use precise in a sentence
Those who screen positive on the home tests could then have their status confirmed with more precise PCR tests.Long lines and delayed results again plague coronavirus tests as Thanksgiving approaches|William Wan|November 18, 2020|Washington Post
We should emphasize, though, that there are limits in how precise we can be in describing these shifts.
Patterns that repeat in a less precise sense are very interesting.
The sight of the word sent me straight to the unabridged dictionary to find the precise English equivalent.Last week’s vaccine-led rally was one for the record books—but is all that good news already priced in?|Bernhard Warner|November 16, 2020|Fortune
This number sounds precise — and encouraging — but the study had numerous limitations.How risky is air travel in the pandemic? Here’s what the science says.|Brian Resnick|November 12, 2020|Vox
This is also the preferred tactic of Ann Coulter, who provokes liberal indignation with Pavlonian preciseness.
Seeing we were all harmless, the officer dropped his military preciseness as if it were an ill-fitting garment.The Yeoman Adventurer|George W. Gough
This attention to your religious duties need not be attended by any preciseness or austerity of manner.Advice to a Young Man upon First Going to Oxford|Edward Berens
It does not appear, however, that such preciseness is justified.The Grapes of New York|U. P. Hedrick
"Of course it's me," she cried tremulously, and with fine disregard for her habitual preciseness of speech.North of Fifty-Three|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Norwegians and Danes are like Englishmen, though there is perhaps a little more preciseness and stiffness about their clothes.The Heritage of Dress|Wilfred Mark Webb