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synonyms for especial

  • chief
  • distinguished
  • dominant
  • exclusive
  • express
  • extraordinary
  • individual
  • marked
  • notable
  • noteworthy
  • outstanding
  • paramount
  • peculiar
  • personal
  • predominant
  • preeminent
  • preponderant
  • principal
  • private
  • set
  • signal
  • singular
  • special
  • specific
  • supreme
  • surpassing
  • uncommon
  • unique
  • unusual
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antonyms for especial

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  • common
  • general
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • unexceptional
  • unspecific
  • usual
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How to use especial in a sentence

Alford speaks of this as remarkable; but vision is the especial promise of Wisdom, therefore of Solomon, son of David.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Augustus Theodore swings on a chair before the fire, which he keeps at work for his own especial consolation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
I write to you as a friend, and by Mariamne's especial order, to take care of yourself.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Books of impassioned poetry, and descriptions of heroic character and achievements, were her especial delight.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Your friends will, unless there is some especial reason for a call in the interval, pay their visit upon the day named.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
This is a living undeniable truth, to which we call the especial attention of the colored reader in particular.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Especial when you come to consider that McKettrick and Castle is flyin' at each other's throats.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
They enjoyed the especial protection of the law, and were invested with a sort of religious sanctity.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
It has also been frequently adorned with paintings, a sure indication of its especial sanctity.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
One feature of especial interest associated with this cemetery is its connexion with an adjacent arenarium, or sand pit.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
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WORDS RELATED TO ESPECIAL

  • appropriate
  • diagnostic
  • differentiating
  • discriminating
  • discriminative
  • distinctive
  • distinguishing
  • emblematic
  • especial
  • essential
  • exclusive
  • fixed
  • idiosyncratic
  • inborn
  • inbred
  • indicative
  • individual
  • individualistic
  • ingrained
  • inherent
  • innate
  • local
  • marked
  • native
  • normal
  • original
  • particular
  • peculiar
  • personal
  • private
  • proper
  • regular
  • representative
  • singular
  • special
  • specific
  • symbolic
  • symptomatic
  • unique
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