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synonyms for distinctive feature

  • distinguishing characteristic
  • feature
  • keynote
  • lineament
  • mannerism
  • particularity
  • point of character
  • quirk
  • redeeming feature
  • singularity
  • trait
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How to use distinctive feature in a sentence

This is a feature by means of which it is always possible to distinguish the Great Horsetail from any other species.
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Each is surrounded by a gelatinous capsule, which is its distinctive feature (Fig. 9).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
He seemed to know right where to look, which was another feature of the play that I didn't sabe at the time.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In dramatic interpretation the voice is a much more significant feature relatively than is the detail of gesture in pantomime.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
My coup-d'œil assured me that it was practicable to give to this feature the character of a projecting under-jaw.
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We notice that more attention is given to the problem of placing a feature than to that of making a likeness of it.
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They told us of their visit to the Great Eastern, what a gigantic ship it was, what a marvel, and described its every feature.
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In estivo-autumnal malaria the gametes take distinctive ovoid and crescentic forms, and are not difficult to recognize.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The distinction is based chiefly upon etiology, although each type presents a more or less distinctive blood-picture.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The table on the following page contrasts the distinctive blood-changes in the more common conditions.
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