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adjective as in notable, uncommon

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In the past year, the conversation about bird names has taken on a particular sense of urgency.

They’re choosing some combination of sensitive and non-sensitive questions, ostensibly because the payment isn’t enough to overcome some of the problems that they might have with asking particular sensitive questions.

As part of that second leaderboard, he is the king of Super Bowls in particular.

At that time, the strategist said Weaver did nothing to suggest he had an interest in men, let alone an interest in the strategist in particular.

Home Games has developed three products in particular to optimize mobile game creation.

There is a particular focus in the magazine on attacking the United States, which al Qaeda calls a top target.

For those living in poor communities in particular, interactions with police rarely come with good news and a smile.

He stopped at one point to ask someone directions to a particular housing development.

The lack of a cannon is a particular problem, as the F-35 is being counted on to help out infantrymen under fire.

Americans move around a lot, making it hard to form attachments to any particular place.

In particular the Governor of Adinskoy offered us a guard of fifty men to the next station, if we apprehended any danger.

But I doubt if he feels any particular emotion himself, when he is piercing you through with his rendering.

No one ever argued with Levison; all understood that this particular phrase was final.

One old aunt in particular visited him twice a year, and stayed six months each time.

It is the will directing the activity of the intellect into some particular channel and keeping it there.


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On this page you'll find 269 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to particular, such as: appropriate, distinct, peculiar, precise, singular, and special.

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