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  • She is not without that ten-derness of heart which is the indispensable charac — teristic of a woman.

    Sir Charles Grandison 2006

  • See FM 100-5, Chapter 3, for a more detailed explanation of this charac-teristic.

    FM 9-6 CHAPTER 1 United States Army 1998

  • The racially based disparities charac - teristic of apartheid education will very soon be a thing of the past.

    ANC Daily News Briefing 1996

  • "I am aware of the time," Nangi interrupted in uncharac - teristic fashion.

    Second Skin Lustbader, Eric 1995

  • However, some charac - teristic are, I think, certain enough to be discussed.

    Sunlight Through The Shadows Magazine Volume 2 Issue 1 (ANSI Edition) 1994

  • This, it would appear, is also charac - teristic of Galileo, but with him the empirical element which Gilbert finds lacking in Zabarella is, of course, much more important.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas HENRY GUERLAC 1968

  • The expression “true woman” is charac - teristic of this kind of ideology, implying that anyone who does not fit the stereotype is not what she should be.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas MARY DALY 1968

  • From the time of the Persian Wars, the Greeks con - sidered despotism to be a set of arrangements charac - teristic of non-Hellenic or barbarian peoples thought to be slaves by nature, a form of kingship practiced by Asians, and the most notable example of which was to be found in the Persian Achaemenid Empire


  • The DNA formed a single band at a charac - teristic place.


  • The theory supported the development of genre painting and local color writing as well as attitudes toward travel, local history, gardening, and architecture, with these areas unified not only through similar content but through a charac - teristic form of roughness, of tactility often suffused by pale light.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas JOHN GRAHAM 1968


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