“They will die,” Fugate responded with characteristic bluntness.
And, of course, Kinney shares her love of singing with Beth—a characteristic she tries to manifest visually, too.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, with characteristic deference to facts, denounced the authors as "ultra, ultra liberal."
With characteristic wit, Ai turned the joke back on his captors.
Onset is typically during middle age, which is characteristic of the long incubation periods most prion diseases show.
For once, he was revealing that fundamental egotism which is the characteristic of all his kind.
The physique of the true fashionable is peculiar and characteristic.
Soames uttered a short laugh at that characteristic minimisation.
But the most characteristic display of all is the "Cabinet."
Herschel had made his acquaintance in a characteristic manner.
characteristic char·ac·ter·is·tic (kār'ək-tə-rĭs'tĭk)
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. Compare mantissa.