Peculiarize
Peculiarize Pe*cul"iar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pecularized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pecularizing}.] To make peculiar; to set appart or assign, as an exclusive possession. [R.] --Dr. John Smith. [1913 Webster]

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  • peculiarize — /pi kyoohl yeuh ruyz /, v.t., peculiarized, peculiarizing. to make peculiar, unusual, distinguished, etc. Also, esp. Brit., peculiarise. [1615 25; PECULIAR + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • peculiarize — pe·cu·liar·ize …   English syllables

  • peculiarize —  ̷ ̷ˈkyülyəˌrīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) 1. obsolete : to assign or appropriate as exclusive 2. bc to make peculiar or distinctive : individualize …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pecularized — Peculiarize Pe*cul iar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pecularized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pecularizing}.] To make peculiar; to set appart or assign, as an exclusive possession. [R.] Dr. John Smith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pecularizing — Peculiarize Pe*cul iar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pecularized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pecularizing}.] To make peculiar; to set appart or assign, as an exclusive possession. [R.] Dr. John Smith. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • characterize — Synonyms and related words: adumbrate, argue, be characteristic, be indicative of, be significant of, be symptomatic of, bespeak, betoken, block out, brand, bring to life, catch a likeness, chalk out, character, chart, connote, define, delineate …   Moby Thesaurus

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