Then again, just bathing the dog takes more than two hours, since his massive coat must be painstakingly hand-dried.
In an era of relaxed dress codes and wash-and-go hair, her style is painstakingly starched from head to toe.
And what McGrath is especially good at doing is painstakingly reconstructing the chronology.
Leather was another major theme this season, and the detail on some the garments was painstakingly laborious.
I asked him why he kept returning to sportswriting when he'd so painstakingly documented its flaws.
Hoddan painstakingly fastened his bag to the saddle of the lead horse.
Then he painstakingly pushed in the locking-stud with his other hand.
As Tommy watched, Smithers stopped them, oiled the pins carefully, and painstakingly inserted a fourth ring.
Beyond that, he set himself down seriously and painstakingly to win her.
She sat herself down, with Patty's manicure scissors, and for three-quarters of an hour painstakingly ripped out tucks.