What does it mean?
punctilio
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Before entering the Emperor's chambers, the visitors are briefed on Imperial protocol. One visitor is quickly removed for breaching a punctilio of ceremony. What has she done?

a.) She started a noisy protest against human rights violations by the Emperor.

b.) She violated a principal fine point of etiquette by speaking directly to the Emperor.

c.) She horrified the Emperor and the other visitors by throwing her used chewing gum into a sacred urn.

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