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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Particularly  \Par*tic"u*lar*ly\,  adv 
  1.  In  a  particular  manner;  expressly;  with  a  specific 
  reference  or  interest;  in  particular;  distinctly. 
 
  2.  In  an  especial  manner;  in  a  high  degree;  as  a 
  particularly  fortunate  man;  a  particularly  bad  failure. 
 
  The  exact  propriety  of  Virgil  I  particularly 
  regarded  as  a  great  part  of  his  character.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  particularly 
  adv  1:  to  a  distinctly  greater  extent  or  degree  than  is  common;  "he 
  was  particularly  fussy  about  spelling";  "a 
  particularly  gruesome  attack";  "under  peculiarly 
  tragic  circumstances";  "an  especially  (or  specially) 
  cautious  approach  to  the  danger"  [syn:  {peculiarly},  {especially}, 
  {specially}] 
  2:  specifically  or  especially  distinguished  from  others  "loves 
  Bach,  particularly  his  partitas";  "recommended  one  book  in 
  particular";  "trace  major  population  movements  for  the 
  Pueblo  groups  in  particular"  [syn:  {in  particular}] 
  3:  uniquely  or  characteristically;  "these  peculiarly  cinematic 
  elements";  "a  peculiarly  French  phenomenon";  "everyone  has 
  a  moment  in  history  which  belongs  particularly  to  him"- 
  John  Knowles  [syn:  {peculiarly}] 




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