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Confined or restricted within certain limits:
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  1. Confined or restricted within certain limits:
  2. Of or designating a partnership in which the liability of certain of its partners is limited to the amount of their individual investments
  3. Brief; very short
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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.
Peculiar; strange; odd
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  1. Peculiar; strange; odd
  2. Exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable
  3. Strange or unusual:
Beyond what is ordinary or usual:
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  1. Beyond what is ordinary or usual:
  2. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
  3. Highly exceptional; remarkable:
Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
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  1. Thinly spread or distributed; not dense or crowded
  2. Occurring, growing, or settled at widely spaced intervals; not thick or dense.
Not many; a small number of
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  1. Not many; a small number of
  2. Being more than one but indefinitely small in number:
Narrow; small; close
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  1. Narrow; small; close
  2. Small or insufficient in amount, size, or extent:
  3. Not covering a considerable amount of the body:
Deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent; scanty.
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  1. Deficient in quantity, fullness, or extent; scanty.
  2. Having little flesh; lean.
  3. Of poor quality or small amount; not full or rich; inadequate
(Phonet.) Articulated for a relatively short time; brief in duration
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  1. (Phonet.) Articulated for a relatively short time; brief in duration
  2. Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
  3. Easily provoked; irascible:
Requiring a large expenditure; costly.
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  1. Requiring a large expenditure; costly.
  2. Marked by high prices:
  3. Requiring or involving much expense; high-priced; dear
Very fastidious, overrefined, or affected, as in behavior, language, etc.
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  1. Very fastidious, overrefined, or affected, as in behavior, language, etc.
  2. Of high cost or worth; valuable:
  3. Of great desirability; held in high esteem
Created for a special occasion:
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  1. Created for a special occasion:
  2. Intended for use as the occasion requires:
  3. Occurring, encountered, done, or taken from time to time; irregular or infrequent.
Rare; not readily found; unusual
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  1. Rare; not readily found; unusual
  2. Wonderful; remarkable.
  3. Rare; not common or usual
Far from others or difficult to get to; remote:
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  1. Far from others or difficult to get to; remote:
  2. Having little in common with one's associates, family, etc.
  3. Characterized by little social contact:
Loosely distributed; strewn:
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  1. Loosely distributed; strewn:
  2. Not thinking clearly or in an organized fashion; unfocused.
  3. (Physics) Deflected. Used especially of radiation or particles.
Not occurring regularly; occasional or rare:
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  1. Not occurring regularly; occasional or rare:
  2. Situated or placed at rather wide intervals, as in time or space:
  3. Not frequent; happening seldom or at long intervals; rare; uncommon
Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
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  1. Inadequate in amount or degree; insufficient:
  2. Inadequate in amount, quality, or degree; not sufficient
  3. Lacking an essential quality or element:
Needing special attention or presenting a special problem, as in education, because mentally gifted or, esp., because mentally, physically, or emotionally handicapped
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  1. Needing special attention or presenting a special problem, as in education, because mentally gifted or, esp., because mentally, physically, or emotionally handicapped
  2. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
  3. Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
Chosen in preference to another or others; picked out, esp. for excellence or some special quality; picked
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  1. Chosen in preference to another or others; picked out, esp. for excellence or some special quality; picked
  2. Of special quality or value; choice:
  3. Singled out in preference; chosen:
Having no mate.
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  1. Having no mate.
  2. Having no match; without equal.
  3. Having no match or equal; unsurpassed:
Excessive or exaggerated
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  1. Excessive or exaggerated
  2. (Grammar) Of, relating to, or being the extreme degree of comparison of an adjective or adverb, as in best or brightest.
  3. (Gram.) Designating or of the extreme degree of comparison of adjectives and adverbs; expressing the greatest degree of the quality or attribute expressed by the positive degree: usually indicated by the suffix -est (hardest) or by the use of most with the positive form (most beautiful)
Not substantial; slight; flimsy
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  1. Not substantial; slight; flimsy
  2. Having a thin consistency:
  3. Weak or insubstantial; flimsy:
Characterized by or filled with light; bright:
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  1. Characterized by or filled with light; bright:
  2. Not harsh or severe:
  3. Having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened:
(Of a gas etc.) Less dense than usual.
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  1. (Of a gas etc.) Less dense than usual.
  2. Refined or esoteric:
  3. Belonging to or reserved for a small select group; exclusive:
Not sufficiently cooked:
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  1. Not sufficiently cooked:
  2. Insufficiently cooked; undercooked
  3. Not cooked enough or thoroughly
Relating to or being a red state.
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  1. Relating to or being a red state.
  2. Having red hair
  3. Having a ruddy or flushed complexion:
Of, like, or containing blood
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  1. Of, like, or containing blood
  2. Covered or stained with blood; bleeding
  3. Having the red color of blood
Situated or placed at rather wide intervals, as in time or space:
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  1. Situated or placed at rather wide intervals, as in time or space:
  2. Not frequent; not happening frequently.
  3. Not occurring regularly; occasional or rare:
Created for a special occasion:
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  1. Created for a special occasion:
  2. Being a factor that makes something possible; being a cause of something.
  3. Intended for use as the occasion requires:
Not plentiful; not sufficient to meet the demand; hard to get
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  1. Not plentiful; not sufficient to meet the demand; hard to get
  2. Hard to find; absent or rare:
  3. Not common; rarely seen
Occurring at irregular intervals or in isolated or scattered places; having no pattern or order:
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  1. Occurring at irregular intervals or in isolated or scattered places; having no pattern or order:
  2. Rare and scattered in occurrence.
  3. Widely separated from others, scattered, or isolated in occurrence; appearing singly, apart, or in isolated instances
  1. Remarkable; exceptional
  2. Wonderful; remarkable.
  3. Rare; not common or usual
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
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  1. Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability:
  2. Well above average; extraordinary:
  3. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
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  1. Employed or used for a special service, function, or occasion:
  2. Going far beyond the ordinary degree, measure, limit, etc.; very unusual; exceptional; remarkable
  3. Highly exceptional; remarkable:
Splendid in appearance; grand:
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  1. Splendid in appearance; grand:
  2. Grand or noble in thought or accomplishment; exalted:
  3. Beautiful in a grand or stately way; rich or sumptuous, as in construction, decoration, form, etc.
Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
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  1. Still in existence; not settled or resolved:
  2. Noticeable or conspicuous:
  3. Prominent or noticeable; standing out from others
Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
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  1. Superior to or notable above all others; outstanding.
Worthy of remark or notice
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  1. Worthy of remark or notice
  2. Attracting or worthy of notice, especially for being unusual or extraordinary:
  3. Unusual; extraordinary
Peculiar; strange; odd
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  1. Peculiar; strange; odd
  2. (Archaic) Existing apart from others; separate; individual
  3. Exceptional; extraordinary; remarkable
Very tall or high, particularly used to denote something that is taller than anything around it.
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  1. Very tall or high, particularly used to denote something that is taller than anything around it.
  2. Very great, intense, influential, etc.
  3. Outstanding; preeminent:
  1. Remarkable; exceptional
  2. Rare; not common or usual
  3. Strange; remarkable; extraordinary
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  1. More than usual.
  2. Unlike what is expected; differing in some way from the norm.
  3. Not usual or common; rare; exceptional
Expressing awe:
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  1. Expressing awe:
  2. (Slang) Wonderful; impressive; excellent
  3. (Slang) Remarkable; outstanding:
Refined or esoteric:
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  1. Refined or esoteric:
  2. Belonging to or reserved for a small select group; exclusive:
  3. (Of a gas etc.) Less dense than usual.
Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
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  1. Lacking resonance or fullness; tinny:
  2. Sparsely supplied or provided; scanty:
  3. Watery:
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