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exacting


4 dicționare găsite pentru exacting
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exacting \Ex*act"ing\, a.
     Oppressive or unreasonably severe in making demands or
     requiring the exact fulfillment of obligations; harsh;
     severe. "A temper so exacting." --T. Arnold --
     Ex*act"ing*ly, adv. -- Ex*act"ing*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Exact \Ex*act"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exacted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Exacting.] [From L. exactus, p. p. of exigere; or fr. LL.
     exactare: cf. OF. exacter. See Exact, a.]
     To demand or require authoritatively or peremptorily, as a
     right; to enforce the payment of, or a yielding of; to compel
     to yield or to furnish; hence, to wrest, as a fee or reward
     when none is due; -- followed by from or of before the one
     subjected to exaction; as, to exact tribute, fees, obedience,
     etc., from or of some one.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           He said into them, Exact no more than that which is
           appointed you.                           --Luke. iii.
                                                    13.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Years of servise past
           From grateful souls exact reward at last --Dryden.
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           My designs
           Exact me in another place.               --Massinger.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  exacting
       adj 1: having complicated nutritional requirements; especially
              growing only in special artificial cultures;
              "fastidious microorganisms"; "certain highly
              specialized xerophytes are extremely exacting in their
              requirements" [syn: fastidious] [ant: unfastidious]
       2: severe and unremitting in making demands; "an exacting
          instructor"; "a stern disciplinarian"; "strict standards"
          [syn: stern, strict]
       3: requiring precise accuracy; "an exacting job"; "became more
          exigent over his pronunciation" [syn: exigent]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  152 Moby Thesaurus words for "exacting":
     Herculean, Spartan, Spartanic, abstruse, accurate, arduous,
     arousing, astringent, attentive, austere, authoritarian, brutal,
     burdensome, censorious, choicy, choosy, clamant, clamorous, close,
     complex, conscientious, correct, critical, crying, cutthroat,
     delicate, demanding, detailed, difficile, difficult,
     discriminating, discriminative, dour, draining, educible, eductive,
     elicitory, eradicative, evocative, exact, exactive, excessive,
     exigent, exorbitant, exquisite, extortionary, extortionate,
     extortive, extractive, extravagant, fancy, fastidious, fine,
     finical, finicking, finicky, formidable, fussy, gouging, grasping,
     grievous, grim, grossly overpriced, hairy, hard, hard-earned,
     hard-fought, harsh, hypercritical, immoderate, imperative,
     importunate, inflationary, inordinate, insistent, instant,
     intricate, jawbreaking, knotted, knotty, laborious, loud, mean,
     meticulous, minute, narrow, nice, no picnic, not easy, operose,
     oppressive, out of bounds, out of sight, outrageous, overpriced,
     particular, perfectionistic, persistent, pertinacious, picky,
     precise, precisianistic, precisionistic, preposterous, pressing,
     priggish, prohibitive, prudish, punctilious, punctual, puristic,
     puritanic, refined, religious, rigid, rigorous, rough, rugged,
     scrupulous, scrutinizing, selective, sensitive, set with thorns,
     severe, skyrocketing, spiny, spiraling, steep, stern, strenuous,
     strict, stringent, subtle, taxing, thorny, ticklish, toilsome,
     tough, tricky, trying, tyrannical, unconscionable, undue,
     unreasonable, unsparing, unwarranted, uphill, uprooting, urgent,
     usurious, weighty, wicked  
     

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