characteristic

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usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people accent , dialect , idiom
property characteristic of old age agedness , senescence
bulbous plants having a characteristic pungent onion odor alliaceous plant
expression that is characteristic of English as spoken by Americans Americanism
part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function area
characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves) argot , cant , jargon , lingo , patois , slang , vernacular
hydrocarbon containing one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of compounds aromatic compound
hydrocarbon that contains one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of organic compounds aromatic hydrocarbon
fatty deposit inside an arterial wall; characteristic of atherosclerosis arterial plaque
characteristic to be considered aspect
reappearance of an earlier characteristic atavism , reversion , throwback
(physics) a spectrum of radiation caused by electron transitions within an atom; the series of spectrum lines is characteristic of the element atomic spectrum
characteristic that provides pleasure and attracts attracter , attraction , attractive feature , attractor , magnet
abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity attribute
characteristic way of bearing one's body bearing , carriage , posture
characteristic life processes and phenomena of living organisms biology
characteristic sound produced by a bird birdcall , birdsong , call , song
regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth birth pangs , labor pains , labour pains
friendship characteristic of blood brothers blood brotherhood
conduct characteristic of a bohemian bohemianism
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