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They’ll have new idiosyncrasies that you’ll come to love just as much as the old ones.
SAINTS ROW, THE FUNHOUSE MIRROR VERSION OF GRAND THEFT AUTO, WILL REBOOT IN 2022GENE PARKAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Chicago is an idiosyncrasy or an exception to the rule, where the O is left intact and the -an is added afterward.
FROM CHICAGOAN TO PHOENICIAN, HERE’S WHAT TO CALL THE RESIDENTS OF THE BIGGEST US CITIESJOHN KENNEDYJULY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
So at each stop, I’ll pick up some supplies and can take advantage of a bit of variety and the idiosyncrasies of local offerings, including foods that can’t be sent in the mail, like cheese.
HIKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL: A BEGINNER’S GUIDEKAREN BERGERJUNE 28, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Such idiosyncrasies, like the weird complexity and variability of smell, now turn out vital to understanding the brain—how it maneuvers an organism through a landscape of fast-changing molecular combinations.
OUR MIND-BOGGLING SENSE OF SMELL - ISSUE 91: THE AMAZING BRAINANN-SOPHIE BARWICHOCTOBER 14, 2020NAUTILUS
While some of these idiosyncrasies can be explained by gravitational interactions in systems with multiple planets, there might be conditions where planets could form in bizarre orbits.
THREE STARS, WARPED RINGS MAY SHOW HOW PLANETS END UP MOVING BACKWARDJOHN TIMMERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020ARS TECHNICA
However, every election in every cycle brings its own idiosyncrasies.
ED MARKEY WON, BUT IT’S STILL BEEN A ROUGH YEAR FOR INCUMBENTSNATHANIEL RAKICH (NATHANIEL.RAKICH@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 2, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In hay fever certain patients present a peculiar idiosyncrasy, often inherited, almost always neuroarthritic.
THE TREATMENT OF HAY FEVERGEORGE FREDERICK LAIDLAW
What reveals perhaps more distinctly than anything else Chopin's idiosyncrasy is his friendship for Titus Woyciechowski.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
He had a constitutional dislike for falsehoods, which was perhaps not so much a virtue as an idiosyncrasy.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
They chatted volubly over this idiosyncrasy, and even laughed at it, but quite decorously so that our feelings might be spared.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE PHILIPPINESFLORENCE KIMBALL RUSSEL
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WORDS RELATED TO IDIOSYNCRASY

  • aberration
  • caprice
  • characteristic
  • conceit
  • crotchet
  • eccentricity
  • equivocation
  • fancy
  • fetish
  • foible
  • habit
  • humor
  • idiosyncrasy
  • idée fixe
  • irregularity
  • kink
  • knack
  • mannerism
  • peculiarity
  • quibble
  • singularity
  • subterfuge
  • trait
  • turn
  • twist
  • vagary
  • whim
  • whimsy
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