noun, plural punc·til·i·os for 1.
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Example sentences from the Web for punctilio
Accept the situation, and fight for yourself, taking your advantage where you can, and casting away scruples of punctilio.Journalism for Women|E.A. Bennett
Never did a more foolish punctilio bring about so terrible a result.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
Absorbed in reflections of such unspeakable moment, I had no leisure to heed the niceties of punctilio.Wieland; or The Transformation|Charles Brockden Brown
The doctor greeted William cordially, and with that punctilio that a man offers to one whom he recognizes as his superior.Professor Huskins|Lettie M. Cummings
But I will not stand on punctilio when it is a question of trying to save a Penreath of Twelvetrees from the gallows.The Shrieking Pit|Arthur J. Rees