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fas·tid·i·ous

(fas-tid'ē-ŭs),
In bacteriology, having precise nutritional and environmental requirements.

fastidious

(fă-stĭd′ē-əs, fə-)
adj.
Microbiology Having complex nutritional requirements.

fas·tid′i·ous·ly adv.
fas·tid′i·ous·ness n.

fas·tid·i·ous

(fas-tid'ē-ŭs)
bacteriology Having complex and precise nutritional requirements.

fastidious

In microbiology, concerning an organism that has precise nutritional and environmental requirements for growth and survival.
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Actually, without wishing to belittle an entire nation's age-old art of fastidiously folding things, am I on my own in thinking the Crimbo dinner table will look that much better with little swan and giraffe doilies added to the usual cracker and paper hat combos?
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His Budget speeches were studied fastidiously, not only for the detail of the measures he announced but also to count the number of occasions on which "prudence" would be mentioned.
Hearing these pieces was like viewing an exhibition of fastidiously beautiful modern studio ceramics.
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Throughout, detailing is fastidiously minimal, but some details pay playful homage to data avalanches and the joys of administration--for instance, the incredibly dense (and hence illegible) number codes printed on carpets or on ventilation grids.