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Sample sentences for the GRE study word punctilious

punctilious can be used as a adj

1.The new District Judge returned Colonel Starbottle's profoundly punctilious bow. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
2.He is an honest and very punctilious German.. - from War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
3.The old prince, like all fathers indeed, was exceedingly punctilious on the score of the honor and reputation of his daughters. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
4.Out of that period he had brought all its old pride and scruples of honor, an antiquated and punctilious politeness, and you would think its wardrobe. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
5."Shall we make a positive appointment for a particular day and hour" inquired the count "only let me warn you that I am proverbial for my punctilious exactitude in keeping my engagements.. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.Athos was a gentleman, punctilious in points of honor and there were in the plan which our lover had devised for Milady, he was sure, certain things that would not obtain the assent of this Puritan. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere

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