Characteristic and Peculiar


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Characteristic adjective – Serving to identify as belonging to an individual or group.
Usage example: the characteristic taste of licorice

Peculiar is a synonym for characteristic in typical topic. In some cases you can use "Peculiar" instead the word "Characteristic" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like distinctive, same. popular alternative
Nearby Words: character, characterize, characteristically, characterization, characterized
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Peculiar adjective – Of, relating to, or belonging to a single person.
Usage example: his peculiar way of talking

Characteristic is a synonym for peculiar in special topic. You can use "Characteristic" instead the word "Peculiar" as an adjective or a noun, if it concerns topics such as distinctive, same. popular alternative
Nearby Words: peculiarity, peculiarly
Synonyms for Peculiar

Things that words describes

sense characteristic sense peculiar sense
sound characteristic sound peculiar sound
style characteristic style peculiar style
trait characteristic trait peculiar trait
Other nouns: type, way, fashion, example, shape, method, bit, smell, accent, laugh, weapon, traits.
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