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exacting

ex·act·ing

exacting

 
pronunciation:
ihg zaek tIng
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: severe or strict in making demands.
an exacting boss
antonyms:
easygoing, lenient, unexacting
similar words:
fastidious, precise, rigorous, rugged, strict, stringent, tall
definition 2: requiring or insisting on great attention to detail.
an exacting jobShe is so exacting in her record keeping.
antonyms:
lax, unexacting
similar words:
fastidious
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derivations: exactingly (adv.), exactingness (n.)
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