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adverb as in oddly

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I believe totalitarianism is a peculiarly 20th century idea.

In the tape, the bull looks bored, wearing that peculiarly vacuous expression that only cows and bulls can know.

But life has a peculiarly strict mathematical quality to it.

Nonetheless, this is a peculiarly British mess that reflects not just on the company but on the country.

Amis-Rage has become a near pathological, peculiarly British compulsion.

The voice of the orator peculiarly should be free from studied effects, and responsive to motive.

Piedmont alone vies with her, and is improving far more rapidly, but Lombardy has great natural capacities peculiarly her own.

Cecilia says they were all talking of it at Maundrell Abbey, where of course it is a peculiarly interesting topic.

I cannot call that peculiarly manly, which are the peculiar pursuits of the lowest of our species.

There was one fair masquer, however, to whom Aristide became peculiarly attracted.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to peculiarly, such as: bizarrely, curiously, strangely, eccentrically, queerly, and unusually.

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