1 very nice or exact in the forms of behavior, etiquette, or mutual intercourse. 2 precise. 3 a attentive. b exact in the smallest particulars.
Mitch had always been punctilious about all things. But his friends thought he was a bit too persnickety when he organized his pornography collection by labeling each cover with the sex acts contained within.
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