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fastidious

adjective uk   /fæsˈtɪd.i.əs/ us  
giving too much attention to small details and wanting everything to be correct and perfect: He is very fastidious about how a suitcase should be packed. having a strong dislike of anything dirty or unpleasant: They were too fastidious to eat in a fast-food restaurant.
fastidiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
fastidiously clean/dressed
fastidiousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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