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    particularly - Dictionary definition and meaning for word particularly

    Definition
    (adv) to a distinctly greater extent or degree than is common
    Example Sentence
    • he was particularly fussy about spelling
    • a particularly gruesome attack
    • under peculiarly tragic circumstances
    • an especially (or specially) cautious approach to the danger
    Definition
    (adv) specifically or especially distinguished from others
    Synonyms : in particular
    Example Sentence
    • loves Bach, particularly his partitas
    • recommended one book in particular
    • trace major population movements for the Pueblo groups in particular
    Definition
    (adv) uniquely or characteristically
    Synonyms : peculiarly
    Example Sentence
    • these peculiarly cinematic elements
    • a peculiarly French phenomenon
    • everyone has a moment in history which belongs particularly to him
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