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special sort

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a character, such as an accented letter, that is not a usual member of any font. Also called: peculiar or arbitrary
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Could they appreciate Helen, who is to my mind a very special sort of person?
On these occasions they used to take on a white dish tied up in a table napkin a special sort of rice pudding with raisins stuck in it in the shape of a cross.
As it is a three-hours' drive, the Man of Wrath is loud in his lamentations when the special sort of weather comes which means, as experience has taught him, this particular excursion.
Exulting indeed he was but it was a special sort of exultation which seemed to take him by the throat like an enemy.
Keegan brought a new approach to training and while it was positive and fun Peacock admits that it takes a special sort of coach to get the balance right.
It's understandable why even parents who really do care sometimes cave to pressure: some of the biggest and most popular games around are shooters, and it's a genre that offers a special sort of excitement, especially in multiplayer competitive modes, that can't quite be matched by others.
I got excited, thinking it was a special sort of date night.
Everybody has a unique and special sort of love for their progenitors even if they are different or disturbed or monsters.
He said: "The Tories and the UKIPers and the Brexiters reserve a special sort of disdain for any rules that make the workplace safer.
The self-styled karate rock quartet have strutted their stuff across festival stages and wrestling rings, but on Saturday night at the fabled Dublin venue will be a special sort of homecoming.
When you lose both of your central defenders to injury before half-time, as the wind is howling and Stoke's dogs of war are snarling, it takes a special sort of team to muster a result.
In this way the pursuit of science leads to a religious feeling of a special sort, which is surely quite different from the religiosity of someone more naive.

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