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im·pre·cise

 (ĭm′prĭ-sīs′)
adj.
Not precise.

im′pre·cise′ly adv.
im′pre·ci′sion (-sĭzh′ən) n.
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Adv.1.imprecisely - in an imprecise manner; "he expressed himself imprecisely"
incisively, precisely, exactly - in a precise manner; "she always expressed herself precisely"
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