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Precise, exact, nice, punctilious: “to keep the terms of my honour p.” Wiv. II, 2, 23. “he was ever p. in promise-keeping,” Meas. I, 2, 76. “Lord Angelo is p., stands at a guard with envy,” I, 3, 50. “taffeta phrases, silken terms p.” LLL V, 2, 406. “to hold your honour more p. and nice with others than with him,” H4B II, 3, 40. In the language of Elbow, == decided, doubtless: “I know not well what they are, but p. villains they are,” Meas. II, 1, 54.
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