Definitions: (1) observing strict method, rule, or order; meticulous; careful; (2) precisely thought out or stated; definite; (3) highly polished

Synonym: accurate, actual, adjusted, correct, punctual, true

Familial Quality: conscientious

Saying: Ad unguem (Latin): “to the fingernail”; “to a nicety”; “exactly” (from the use of the fingernail to test the smoothness of marble)

Truth is exact correspondence with reality. — Paramabansa Yogananda [born Mukunda Lal Ghosh] (1893-1952) Indian Hindu monk, yogi, and guru
• Persuasion is achieved by the speaker’s personal character when the speech is so spoken as to make us think him credible. We believe good men more fully and more readily than others: this is true generally whatever the question is, and absolutely true where exact certainty is impossible and opinions are divided. — Aristotle (384-322 BC) Greek Philosopher