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fastidious

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfastidiousfas‧tid‧i‧ous /fæˈstɪdiəs/ adjective 🔊 🔊 CAREFULvery careful about small details in your appearance, work etc syn meticulous 🔊 people who are fastidious about personal hygienefastidiously adverbfastidiousness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
fastidiousWhen hungry times set in, the scouts become less fastidious and give lengthy dances even for poor food.A cat is a fastidious animal that washes itself frequently.Archie may not have been fastidious, but in his own way he was cultivated.Such questions are distasteful for a fastidious cleric who thinks of sexuality as a loss of self-control.His fastidious imagination shied away from the details of Jack's new ménage.Vibrato, like all flavouring, needs very fastidious use on brass instruments.And second, the boy was fastidious with his toy.
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