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Correct spelling:
exacting
Definition:
Severe or excessive in demanding.

Synonyms:

adjective
all
fastidious, exacting, strict, stern.
ambitious
lofty, strenuous, grandiose, pretentious, impressive, loftier, visionary.
critical
reproachful, calumniatory.
demanding
oppressive, strict, hard, onerous, burdensome, nit-picking, particular, critical, severe, weighty, grievous, tough, careful, exigent, unsparing, persnickety, rigid, picky, finicky, by the book, harsh, difficult, trying, taxing, stern, hypercritical, fussy, stringent, imperious, rigorous, painstaking, precise.
difficult
painful, Operose, hard-won, upstream, easier said than done, effortful, up-stream, galling, not easy, no picnic, stiff, immense, Difficile.
fastidious
accurate, picky, proper, fastidious, overdelicate, rigorous, fussbudgety, particular, over-nice, epicurean, choosy, discerning, easily disgusted, methodical, finicky, persnickety, literal, critical, flawless, fussy, priggish, mincing, scrupulous, prim, squeamish, Qualmish, nit-picky, careful, dainty, correct, meticulous, punctilious, demanding, discriminating, precise, Stickling, delicate, severe, diligent, conscientious, perspicacious, prudish, hypercritical, hard to please, overnice.
hard
Toilful, coldblooded, unsparing, hardboiled, harder, uphill battle, hard as nails.
hard-and-fast
set in concrete.
occupying
concerned with, concentrated upon.
overcritical
over critical, overcritical.
painstaking
hard-working, fussbudget, by the book, by numbers.
severe
icy, austere, obdurate, cutting, dour, precise, rigorous, intense, crisp, keen, draconian, raw, grim, unbending, abrupt, harsh, caustic, gruff, acrimonious, disciplined, imperial, brusque, lean, fundamental, hard, critical, prudish, stringent, ascetic, obstinate, meticulous, authoritarian, chilly, cool, strict, dry, relentless, stiff-necked, demanding, frosty, astringent, intolerant, basic, rigid, brisk, stark, piquant, spartan, sharp, uncompromising, curt, strait-laced, spare, oppressive, puritanical, acute, hidebound, stern, short, severe, correct, acerbic, inflexible, blunt, tart, bleak, censorious.
subtle
ratiocinative.
vigilant
attentive, vigilant, cautious, regardful, mindful, finical, observant, alert, provident, thoughtful, precise, strict, heedful, diligent, conscientious, fussy, responsible, meticulous, prepared, thorough, ready, guarded, prudent, fastidious, sharp-eyed, careful, scrupulous, watchful, particular.
noun
demanding
study at onerous, onerous, difficult.
exacting
fastidious, exigent, strict, demanding, stern.
Examples of usage:
  1. Her husband's days were evidently numbered, and as he grew weaker, he grew more exacting. – A Book of Quaker Saints by Lucy Violet Hodgkin
  2. Lucien, making his first appearance before the most exacting public in the Charente, seemed to be nervous. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
  3. Will you think me exacting if I ask for another cup of tea, Miss Hammond? – The New Rector by Stanley J. Weyman
  4. Whether even from this point of view a less exacting and ruthless labour policy might not be desirable need not here be discussed. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl

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