Inexact and Proper


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Inexact adjective – Not being in agreement with what is true.
Usage example: an inexact and misleading statement regarding the number of combat casualties

Proper is an antonym for inexact.
Nearby Words: inexactness, inexactitude, inexactly
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Proper adjective – Being in agreement with the truth or a fact or a standard.
Usage example: there is really more than one proper way to pronounce that word in English

Inexact is an antonym for proper in topics: mannerly, conventional.
Nearby Words: property, properly
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Proper and Inexact. (2016). Retrieved 2020, May 25, from
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Proper or Inexact. 2016. Accessed May 25, 2020.

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