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- v. Alternative spelling of particularize.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. Same as particularize.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be specific about
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"particularise" the programme in accordance with the character and specific needs of a school community.
I send six copies of my little poem & will certainly endeavour to particularise the why and the wherefore of its publication when I have the pleasure of seeing you, which I hope to accomplish some day next week.
I was impelled toward the women I shall presently particularise.
'Tis hard I confess, yet I have disposed of them as I could, and will descend to particularise them according to their species.
To particularise: an under-sized dog will, ten to one, break off from the chase71 faint and flagging in the performance of his duty owing to mere diminutiveness.
Repeated pulls at the bell, and arrivals too numerous to particularise: papas and mammas, and aunts and uncles, the owners and guardians of the different pupils; the singing – master, Signor Lobskini, in a black wig; the piano – forte player and the violins; the harp, in a state of intoxication; and some twenty young men, who stood near the door, and talked to one another, occasionally bursting into a giggle.
I may particularise Dr. Jenkins, for many years chief minister of
My dear friend, Jack Tufthunt, for example, knows ONE Lord whom he met at a watering-place: old Lord Mumble, who is as toothless as a three-months-old baby, and as mum as an undertaker, and as dull as — well, we will not particularise.
As soon as her husband went to the City in the morning her operations began; if he remained away at dinner, her labours still continued: nor is it necessary for me to particularise her course of study, nor, indeed, possible; for, between ourselves, none of the male Fitz – Boodles ever could sing a note, and the jargon of scales and solfeggios is quite unknown to me.
There is no need to particularise here the little arrangements made between us; the playmen of the present day want no instruction, I take it, and the public have little interest in the matter.