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over-exacting Line breaks: over-exacting

Definition of over-exacting in English:


Making excessive demands on someone’s skills or resources: setting over-exacting standards of cleanliness this job was not over-exacting
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  • Never reject your patient because of lack of compliance with your over-exacting regimens.
  • Such fastidiousness could have made him an impatient or over-exacting teacher, but that was not the case.
  • Long-lasting effects can also be observed in some human beings engaged in hazardous or over-exacting work who seem to 'lose their nerve' after a time.

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