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Example Sentences for "peculiar"

One interesting peculiarity of pro hockey players is that many of them are very superstitious, believing their success is dependent on a lucky stick or a certain way of doing up their skatesWhat is your mother cooking for supper? There is a very peculiar smell coming from the kitchen.

One interesting peculiarity of pro hockey players is that many of them are very superstitious, believing their success is dependent on a lucky stick or a certain way of doing up their skates.

Nate had a peculiar sense of humor which many of his co-workers found somewhat offensive.

Computer specialists have a special language that is peculiar to their group, and which is practically impossible to understand for anyone who doesn't work in their field.

Diving into the freezing waters off the Pacific Coast, I had the peculiar sensation that my skin was burning rather than feeling cold.

My uncle is a rather peculiar old man who talks to birds more than he ever talks to people.

I had a peculiar conversation with my neighbor, who accused me of spying on her.

This bird is peculiar to the Amazon forest.

Homosexuality was once thought to be peculiar to the human race, but recent evidence suggests that it also occurs among other animals.

The old woman's eyes were very peculiar; they seemed to look everywhere at once while actually seeing nothing at all.

French artist Georges Seurat once remarked to Vincent van Gogh that originality depends only on the character of the drawing, and the vision peculiar to each artist.

After losing his leg in a car accident, the victim reported a peculiar sensation of an itching feeling in the toes of the foot which was no longer there.

My neighbor is a peculiar old woman who never talks to anybody but her cats and the birds outside her house.

One peculiarity of Fiji's main island is the large contrast between the wet, green eastern side, and the hot, dry western part.

Abraham Lincoln once noted that every man is said to have his peculiar ambition.

Find someone who thinks some of the customs of this country are a little peculiar.


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