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Usage examples for characteristically

  1. Under these circumstances the magnesite is characteristically fine- grained or massive, and occurs in veins, lenses, and irregular bodies in cavities and fractured zones. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  2. Characteristically- for he inherited his father's business ability without his heart- he stooped over and picked them slowly up, thinking hard the while. – A Little Book for Christmas by Cyrus Townsend Brady
  3. The description of the hero is most characteristically Indian. – Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan by Toru Dutt
  4. Kettlewell saw at once that this argument wounded High Churchmen in the very point where they were most sensitive, and for the future preferred to speak of non- resistance as characteristically 'a Doctrine of the Cross. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton
  5. That is to say, this is the sight of Christ as He is now characteristically. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  6. In the end she had married Carlos Smith, and, characteristically, had received him into her own home instead of going to his; as a fact, he had none, having been a parent's close- kept darling. – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  7. They had apparently performed a duty that was characteristically German; for a few minutes after they appeared again, the U- 58 began to settle in the water, and soon afterward sank. – The Victory At Sea by William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick
  8. Characteristically, the Viceroy headed, not for the window, but for his own room, where his armor- long unused, except for state functions- hung waiting in the closet. – Despoilers of the Golden Empire by Gordon Randall Garrett
  9. The fact is worth mentioning because it is characteristically ridiculous. – Essays of Schopenhauer by Arthur Schopenhauer
  10. " Ah," Madame shrugged characteristically. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  11. We, characteristically, thought first of death and wounds. – The Mayor of Troy by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. To him one day Franz, who was characteristically shy of speaking about himself and his longings, made a blushing admission that he had already composed a good deal. – Story-Lives of Great Musicians by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  13. Although characteristically Spanish, he belonged to a more sanguine type than the butler and spoke much better English than Pedro. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  14. The thought of the book of Job is characteristically Oriental. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
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