One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘his punctilious implementation of orders impressed the King’
meticulous, conscientious, careful, diligent, attentive, ultra-careful, scrupulous, painstaking, exact, precise, accurate, correct, thorough, studious, rigorous, mathematical, detailed, perfectionist, methodical, particular, religious, strict
fussy, fastidious, hair-splitting, finicky, finical, demanding, exacting, pedantic
informal nitpicking, pernickety
North American informal persnickety
archaic nice, overnice, laborious
careless, easy-going, slapdash
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