fussily
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fussily
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (react, comment)
a. quisquillosamente
2. (dressed, decorated)
a. recargadamente
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fussily [ˈfʌsɪlɪ]
adverb
1 (demandingly) quisquillosamente; (scrupulously) meticulosamente; escrupulosamente
To Grenville's fussily legalistic mind the slapdash way in which the Trade and Navigation Acts had been administered in the past was abhorrent he had been described as a fussily accurate test pilot Not only do the British play fussily by the rules, we also tend to make the game even harder to play
2 (elaborately) [+designed, dressed] de manera recargada
the fussily ornate Jubilee Room at the House of Commons pebble-dashed houses with their fussily gabled upper-storey windows large, fussily designed wrought-iron gates she dresses rather fussily for my taste - all this lace and frills are too much
3 (nervously) nerviosamente
she adjusted her coloured headscarf fussily He did his duty well, if fussily, and ushered me into a chair by the empty grate
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