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Word: distinctive

Definition: clearly different from others of the same kind


Sentences Containing 'distinctive'

"That clay and chalk mixture which I see upon your toe caps is quite distinctive."
A chemical group or chemical species exhibits a distinctive reaction behavior or a distinctive spectral signal when analyzed by various spectroscopic methods.
A distinctive feature of the gene is that it begins with two promoter regions.
A new and distinctive pottery, which was related to the pottery of the Southern Levant, appeared during this time.
All his writing is characterized by a distinctive diction of his own.
Also distinctive is the arrangement of the head shields.
Although it lacks any distinctive odor, it tastes sweet.
An overview of the flora and fauna of this distinctive region is available in "The Natural Treasures of Carolinian Canada".
Armstrong has a distinctive style in her work that resists easy categorisation.
Both men arrived from Great Britain and they would leave their distinctive marks on many American buildings.
But possessing all the grand distinctive features of the leviathan, most naturalists have recognised him for one.
Christopher is noted for a number of distinctive characteristics.
Coffee is grown on certain mountainsides in the municipality and has a distinctive aroma.
He is also known for his distinctive poetry.
He is known for his distinctive voice and his ability to alter his popular stories to make them distinctive on every show.
His voice as a writer is very distinctive, and he's a good performer."
His wearing of a white beret on the field gave him a distinctive range.
It is easily distinguished from its relatives by its small size and distinctive bill.
It subsequently changed to "Amaretto Disaronno", transforming the origin of the product into a more distinctive brand name.
Many inhabitants have a distinctive accent and dialect known as Pitmatic.
Northern monkshood is noted for its very distinctive, blue hood-shaped flowers.
On 14 December 1967 the distinctive unit insignia was approved.
On the distinctive unit insignia, the blue saltire (cross of St.
One of the most distinctive buildings in the complex was the Orthodox St.
Overall, a distinctive, multi-colored bird. Distribution.
She is known for her distinctive vocal in jazz.
Street wear is a distinctive style of street fashion.
The book also presents a distinctive theory of comparative history.
The bridge forms a distinctive part of the Formula One Singapore Street Circuit.
The calls is a distinctive "wuk", while the alarm is a rough "jjig-wig-wig".
The distinctive ethos of the College is Augustinian.
The distinctive gesture was instituted as a salute by Zog I of Albania.
The duck is a distinctive small, mottled, predominantly brown pintail.
The Enchanted Wood is perhaps The Christmas Adventure’s most distinctive attraction.
The most distinctive component of African music, however, is the focus on the rhythm.
The region is known for its distinctive cuisine.
The style is rather distinctive and quite removed from the traditional style of temple paintings in Thailand.
The taste resembles burnt caramel and there is a distinctive lanolin aroma.
The temple, with its distinctive domes, shikhara, turrets and cupolas rises majestically from the slope of a hill.
The Vivekananda House structure is distinctive and has several unique features.
Their most distinctive feature was the downward curving tusks on the lower jaw.
These form a danger to shipping and have been fitted with a distinctive beacon.
These surfacing stones were often placed in distinctive patterns.
They form their own distinctive societies in their native planes.
They were also praised for having energetic attitudes and distinctive ways of fighting.
This gives the leaves a distinctive smoky aroma and flavor.
This layer is very distinctive due to its steep rise.
Tunnel was architecturally distinctive: a long, narrow space with multiple rooms on several levels.
TV broadcasts could be identified by their distinctive sound.
With modern techniques the new owners were able to carry on making the distinctive Gaymer's cider in Somerset without affecting the distinctive taste.

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