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When the researchers examined the specimens’ teeth and jaws, they found distinctive features suggesting they were looking at three previously unrecognized species.

After six “generations,” or episodes of transmission, the rhythms produced by participants showed distinctive features depending on these constraints.

Its distinctive feature is an extra-long back zipper that runs all the way to the base of the spine, which founder Abigail Lorick says was designed to make it easy to take the suit on and off, especially for women with wider hips.

The most distinctive feature of the vaccine trials was their speed.

The shark’s most distinctive feature is the long curving fins that swoop out from its sides.

Each is surrounded by a gelatinous capsule, which is its distinctive feature (Fig. 9).

Club life is, as might be supposed, a distinctive feature, and the Jockey Club (entrance 300) is a triumph of luxury.

The distinctive feature in securing permanency seems to have been the intent to secure it.

The abolition of existing property relations is not at all a distinctive feature of Communism.

Nothing was marked, the boots were odd ones and of a prehistoric age; there was no distinctive feature about any of the things.


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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to distinctive feature, such as: distinguishing characteristic, feature, keynote, lineament, mannerism, and particularity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.