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exacting especially about details

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the morning of the third day of Bursley Wakes; not the modern finicking and respectable, but an orgiastic carnival, gross in all its manifestations of joy.
They were used to somebody finicking around and the assistant director coming up, saying, ``I've got an extra 35 miles back there who blinked wrong.
His "now amend/The impudent daylight's velleities, and errors,/And let the dark's most absolute shame/ Amend the day's finicking shamelessnesses" (p.
The Court held that there is no "cause for finicking when police act with [probable cause].
Defoe managed in effect to pre-empt the footslogging discoveries and finicking rediscoveries of a later century with a sleight of hand best described as a feat of pre-covery.
often results in the freeing of someone convicted of a vicious criminal act for what strikes the crime-conscious public as finicking or trivial reasons,"(205) an objection that, as one scholar says, seems "visceral rather than cerebral.