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Sample sentences for the GRE study word exacting

exacting can be used as a adj

1.Consistency is no less pertinacious and exacting in its demands. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.The officials of the Board of Trade have been most exacting in seeing that every compliance has been made with existing regulations. - from Dracula by Bram Stoker
3.'But if you be coming to plead off paying for a place you won't occupy, your journey is useless I never relent in exacting my due from any one.. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
4.He may be stern he may be exacting he may be ambitious yet but his is the sternness of the warrior Greatheart, who guards his pilgrim convoy from the onslaught of Apollyon. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
5.I should be an inconvenience at Joe's I was not expected, and my bed would not be ready I should be too far from Miss Havisham's, and she was exacting and mightn't like it. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
6.In all operations on a large scale on this and his other estates, he kept to the simplest methods involving no risk, and in trifling details he was careful and exacting to an extreme degree. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
7.I grew impatient a restless movement or two, and an eager and exacting glance fastened on his face, conveyed the feeling to him as effectually as words could have done, and with less trouble. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
8.I found him a very patient, very forbearing, and yet an exacting master he expected me to do a great deal and when I fulfilled his expectations, he, in his own way, fully testified his approbation. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
9.Tightness with money, a tendency to be too exacting and dictatorial, and to fail to show affection are the things that frequently prevent marriage for the Osseous and endanger it when he does marry. - from How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict

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