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Exact and accurate

nuanced

adjective

taking account of or including small but important differences

exact

adjective

done, made, or described in a very thorough way, with all the details correct

accurate

adjective

correct or true in every detail

perfect

adjective

as good, correct, or accurate as it is possible to be

precise

adjective

exact and accurate

strict

adjective

exact, or accurate

correct

adjective

right according to the facts, with no mistakes

specific

adjective

exact and detailed

right

adjective

if something is right, it is correct according to the facts

reliable

adjective

reliable information can be trusted to be accurate

solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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