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Particularise   Listen
verb
particularise  v. t.  Same as particularize. (Chiefly Brit.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Particularise" Quotes from Famous Books



... panthers, and rams, and, stranger still, cetaceans in the form of satyrs. Statements such as these must have had their origin in the hairs, which are set round the mouth of the dugong, somewhat resembling a beard, which AElian and Megasthenes both particularise, from their resemblance to the hair of a woman: "[Greek: kai gynaikon opsin echousin aisper ...
— Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon • J. Emerson Tennent

... direction he turned, preserved an isolated position. He held an open letter in his hand, which he looked at from time to time, and appeared to be wholly absorbed in his own thoughts. This man we may advantageously particularise on his own account, as well as on account of the peculiarity of his accidental situation; for he was the favoured minister of Vetranio's former ...
— Antonina • Wilkie Collins

... to particularise several species in which such variations occur, giving cases in which two specimens taken at the same place on the same day exhibited the two extremes of coloration. Another set of variations is thus described: "The white markings so common ...
— Darwinism (1889) • Alfred Russel Wallace



Words linked to "Particularise" :   expatiate, particularisation, particularize, expound, dilate, expand, elaborate, exposit, specialize, lucubrate, generalize, specialise, flesh out, enlarge



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