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ex·act·ing

exacting

 
pronunciation:
ihg zaek tIng
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: strict in making demands.
An exacting teacher will make you do homework every night.
antonyms:
lenient
similar words:
rugged, strict
definition 2: needing great attention to detail.
Proofreading is an exacting job.
derivations: exactingly (adv.), exactingness (n.)
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