finicky


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exacting especially about details

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For now, she's faced with a list of daunting tasks, beginning with pleasing the finicky palates of 40,000-50,000 students per day.
French monks exclusively cultivated this finicky grape for sacramental wines.
Even our pets are developing finicky preferences for better quality tuna--a preference we freely indulge.
Separated into three parts: Hors 'd oeuvres, Main Course and Dessert, there's bound to be something to get your finicky palate going.
Kettle Foods offers a variety of organic potato chips with a crunch that doesn't quit and flavors sure to satisfy even the most finicky of eaters.
Even the most finicky vegetable eaters won't complain.
To be honest, I don't really care but don't you find such finicky (even deceitful) behaviour from somebody in high office worrying?
Well, Word may indeed be finicky at times, but when this happens it's not because the application made a mistake, it's because you were unaware of a strange, even unintuitive, feature of Word.
It is the direct recreation of folk voices in the verse of the '30s and '40s, not the comparatively finicky vernacularism of the Renaissance '20s, that had the greatest enduring influence on poets and critics; and it is the Communist sympathy of Langston Hughes, Sterling Brown, and their Depression cohort, not some inherently anti-Communist strain of folk ideology, that nursed the devotion to vernacular sounds and stanzas.
Walking the tightrope of regulatory compliance, they must also jump through hoops of customer satisfaction, staffing issues, ethical concerns and negligence lawsuits; dodge the finicky actions of elephants (Republicans) and donkeys (Democrats); and juggle their home and work lives, all the while continuing to chase after up-to-date knowledge.
And it's a very finicky, complex process," he adds.
With chapters such as "Mexican Delights," "Tropical Dreams," and "Eclectic Dinners," chances of not satisfying even finicky appetites remain slim.
Hugh Casson's masterplan and finished buildings, though much derided at the time for their picturesque obsessions with cobbles and bollards, and finicky fenestration, were true to the spirit of such a collegiate campus.
The souls of the judgmental must take their comfort in birds like these, must applaud their finicky perambulation of the barnyard.