Rare and Usual


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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

Usual is an antonym for rare in topics: precious, exceptional, not fully cooked.
Nearby Words: rarity, rarely, rareness
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Usual adjective – Being of the type that is encountered in the normal course of events.
Usage example: the characters in this novel are drawn with greater depth than is usual for a work of science fiction

Rare is an antonym for usual in common topic.
Nearby Words: usually, usualness
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Things that words describes

character rare character usual character
kind rare kind usual kind
appearance rare appearance usual appearance
type rare type usual type
Other nouns: form, use, example, characters, game, weapon, version, examples.

Both words in one sentence

  • Good Wings, Evil Wings She also suffers from a rare case of Albinism, making her wings white instead of the usual black, which fits perfectly with her good guy alignment.
  • Black and Nerdy On the rare occasions the Author Avatar appears based on Jo's actual appearance instead of the usual "purple tentacle," he also counts.
  • Shonen Hair Captain Kenpachi Zaraki of Squad 11 in a rare case actually styles his hair like that instead of the usual case of it just being so.
    Source: Shonen Hair
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