Extraordinary and Rare


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Extraordinary adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: the marine is being cited for extraordinary courage

Rare is a synonym for extraordinary in exceptional topic. In some cases you can use "Rare" instead an adjective "Extraordinary", when it comes to topics like quality, better, remarkable, out of the ordinary. popular alternative
Nearby Word: extraordinarily
Synonyms for Extraordinary


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Rare adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: even among the prize-winning roses, this one is a rare beauty

Extraordinary is a synonym for rare in exceptional topic. You can use "Extraordinary" instead an adjective "Rare", if it concerns topics such as quality, better, unusual. popular alternative
Nearby Words: rarity, rarely, rareness
Synonyms for Rare

Things that words describes

ability extraordinary ability rare ability
skill extraordinary skill rare skill
talent extraordinary talent rare talent
power extraordinary power rare power
Other nouns: people, event, case, example, circumstances, gift, feat, few, occasions, cases, creatures, situations.

Both words in one sentence

  • An artifact is both rare and extraordinary, and the abilities it grants are beyond — often far beyond — the scope of the technology available in the story.
  • Ammo was very rare as well, (having 100 of ANY kind is a sign of extraordinary luck).
  • Film / X-Men Film Series Executive producer Tarquin Pack lampshades this specific example in the rare "Extraordinary Abilities" featurette.
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