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Adjective
Making great demands on one's skill, attention, or other resources
“His exacting personal standards, morose private nature and unapologetic misogyny often gave him a truculent, dyspeptic appearance which was well deserved.”
Adjective
Not allowing for any exceptions or loosening of standards
“Our new manager has very exacting standards.”
Adjective
Hard to please
“… he was shocked when his normally exacting supervisor complimented him on a job well done.”
Adjective
Making great demands on one's skill, attention, or other resources
Verb
Present participle for demand, call for
“In no case should an institution exact a price for these accommodations by demanding higher levels of productivity in exchange.”
Verb
Present participle for to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
“… vowed to exact a heavy fine from any hockey player engaging in such outrageous behavior on the ice.”
Verb
Present participle for to obtain or demand as a right, esp. through force or strength
“Her vicious treatment of him prompts the circus freaks to band together and exact their own terrible revenge.”
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