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Peculiar synonyms
pĭ-kyo͝ol'yər
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Contrary to, or at variance with, nature; abnormal; strange
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  1. Contrary to, or at variance with, nature; abnormal; strange
  2. Not in accordance with what usually occurs in nature:
  3. Characterized by a lack of the emotions, attitudes, or behavior regarded as natural, normal, or right
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
  3. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
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  1. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
  2. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  3. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
Capable of eliciting wonder; astonishing:
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  1. Capable of eliciting wonder; astonishing:
  2. Admirable or very good; excellent or splendid:
  3. Very good, excellent, fine, etc.
Not of one's own or a particular locality, environment, or kind; not native:
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  1. Not of one's own or a particular locality, environment, or kind; not native:
  2. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
  3. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
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  1. Marked by extreme contrasts and incongruities of color, design, or style
  2. Very odd in manner, appearance, etc.; grotesque
  3. Very strange or unusual, especially in a striking or shocking way.
Being the one remaining after the others are paired, grouped, taken, etc.
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  1. Being the one remaining after the others are paired, grouped, taken, etc.
  2. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
  3. Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
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  1. Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
  2. Strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre
  3. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
Not of one's own or a particular locality, environment, or kind; not native:
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  1. Not of one's own or a particular locality, environment, or kind; not native:
  2. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
  3. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
Being beyond what is ordinary, especially in being exceptionally good; remarkable:
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  1. Being beyond what is ordinary, especially in being exceptionally good; remarkable:
  2. Peculiar; strange; odd
  3. Strange or unusual:
Rare; not readily found; unusual
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  1. Rare; not readily found; unusual
  2. Rare; not common or usual
  3. Strange; remarkable; extraordinary
Not having the axis exactly in the center; off-center
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  1. Not having the axis exactly in the center; off-center
  2. Deviating from the norm, as in conduct; odd; unconventional
  3. Not having the same center, as two circles one inside the other
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  1. Grouchy, irritable; easily upset.
  2. Not in perfect mental working order; eccentric, peculiar.
  3. Odd; eccentric
Unduly inquisitive; prying:
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  1. Unduly inquisitive; prying:
  2. Eager to learn more:
  3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
Deviating from the norm, as in conduct; odd; unconventional
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  1. Deviating from the norm, as in conduct; odd; unconventional
  2. Not exactly circular in shape or motion
  3. Not having the same center, as two circles one inside the other
Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric:
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  1. Deviating from the customary course in conduct or opinion; eccentric:
  2. (Geol.) Designating a boulder or rock formation transported some distance from its original source, as by a glacier
  3. Having no fixed or regular course; wandering:
Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange:
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  1. Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange:
  2. Having the nature of a freak; odd; peculiar
  3. Strange, unusual, abnormal or bizarre
Located far from civilized areas; remote:
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  1. Located far from civilized areas; remote:
  2. Conspicuously unconventional; bizarre.
  3. Very odd, strange, or peculiar; fantastic; bizarre
(Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
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  1. (Archaic) Cleverly made or done.
  2. (Archaic) Unfamiliar or unusual in character; strange:
  3. Singular; unusual; curious
Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
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  1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
  2. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.
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  1. Given to quirks or idiosyncrasies; strange in a somewhat silly, awkward manner, potentially cute.
(Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
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  1. (Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
  2. Peculiar; strange; odd
  3. Strange or unusual:
Queer; peculiar; odd
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  1. Queer; peculiar; odd
  2. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
  3. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
(Surfing) Resembling a kook in behavior
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  1. (Surfing) Resembling a kook in behavior
  2. (Describing a person) crazy or insane
  3. Characteristic of a kook; strange or crazy.
(Slang) Peculiar; irrational
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  1. (Slang) Peculiar; irrational
  2. Impulsively whimsical; eccentric:
Presenting danger or difficulty.
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  1. Presenting danger or difficulty.
  2. Bad, poor, etc.
  3. Odd; strange; queer
Of or like rum
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  1. Of or like rum
  2. (Brit., Informal) Odd; strange; queer
Unduly inquisitive; prying:
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  1. Unduly inquisitive; prying:
  2. Eager to learn more:
  3. Arousing interest because of novelty or strangeness:
Suspiciously odd:
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  1. Suspiciously odd:
  2. Difficult to account for; unusual or odd:
  3. Appropriate as the subject of a joke; deserving of a joke. Used in negative sentences to express disapproval or to emphasize the seriousness of something:
Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
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  1. Remaining after others have been paired or grouped.
  2. Being the one remaining after the others are paired, grouped, taken, etc.
  3. Not usual or ordinary; singular; peculiar; strange
Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
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  1. Deviating from what is expected or normal; strange:
  2. Of a questionable nature or character; suspicious:
  3. Differing from what is usual or ordinary; odd; singular; strange
Queer; peculiar; odd
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  1. Queer; peculiar; odd
  2. Quite unusual or uncommon; extraordinary
  3. Not previously known; unfamiliar:
Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
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  1. Of or about ghosts, evil spirits, or other supernatural things; unearthly, mysterious, eerie, etc.
  2. Strikingly odd, strange, etc.; fantastic; bizarre
  3. Strikingly odd or unusual, especially in an unsettling way; strange:
The part of a logarithm to the base 10 that is to the left of the decimal point. For example, if 2.749 is a logarithm, 2 is the characteristic.
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  1. The part of a logarithm to the base 10 that is to the left of the decimal point. For example, if 2.749 is a logarithm, 2 is the characteristic.
  2. Of or constituting the special character; typical; distinctive
  3. Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive:
Making distinct; distinguishing from others; characteristic
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  1. Making distinct; distinguishing from others; characteristic
  2. Serving to identify; distinguishing or characteristic:
  3. Distinguished or attractive:
Existing as a distinct entity; separate:
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  1. Existing as a distinct entity; separate:
  2. Distinguished from others by special characteristics; of a unique or striking character
  3. Of or relating to an individual, especially a single human:
Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category:
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  1. Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category:
  2. Relating to a representative specimen; characteristic or distinctive.
  3. Of or belonging to a type or representative example; characteristic
Of the most distinctive:
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  1. Of the most distinctive:
  2. Of or relating to a vintage.
  3. Of or produced in a particular vintage
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