Usage examples for precisely

  1. It is precisely because we have such a large reading public that America has attained her high intellectual average. – Paul and the Printing Press by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. Twenty or thirty years later, I was myself one of a board called to deal with a precisely similar case. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  3. This is precisely what I should have said. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  4. Then besides, while Jonas is going from the clock out to the barn, the shadow is slowly moving on, all the time; so that he cannot tell exactly where the shadow was, when it was precisely twelve by the clock. – Rollo's Experiments by Jacob Abbott
  5. " Why, that is it, John, precisely that is it exactly! – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough
  6. That's precisely what I told him this morning. – Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor by William Somerset Maugham
  7. You have it precisely – The Box with the Broken Seals by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. They came and they separated with precisely opposite views. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  9. That is precisely what I desire. – The Errand Boy by Horatio Alger
  10. You see, he has begun to realize by this time that you are not precisely fond of him. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  11. It was indeed that precisely – Winter Fun by William O. Stoddard
  12. " Precisely said Colonel Ferrers. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  13. His best ideas just seemed to come to him, out of nowhere, precisely as the situation demanded them. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  14. That is precisely the way Mr. Blithers put it. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  15. " And that is precisely what I want to hear," he answered earnestly. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  16. And he would deny it for precisely the same reason. – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  17. You're precisely what you always were. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  18. No; and there precisely lay the sorrow of the time. – Biographical Essays by Thomas de Quincey
  19. Precisely for that reason. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli