1. in a fastidious and painstaking manner

it is almost a waste of time painstakingly to learn the routines of selling

Syn: ↑painstakingly
Derived from adjective: ↑fastidious, ↑painstaking (for: ↑painstakingly)
2. in a fastidious manner

he writes extremely musical music, of which the sound is fastidiously calculated and yet agreeably spontaneous and imaginative

Derived from adjective: ↑fastidious

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