distinctive trait

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Now, the dominating trait, the peculiar and distinctive trait of the character of the Primate of the Gauls, was the spirit of the courtier, and devotion to the powers that be.
Possessing very distinctive traits of their own, they nevertheless took the general characteristics of the little community in which they dwelt; a town noted for its frugal, discreet, well-ordered, and home-loving inhabitants, as well as for the somewhat confined scope of its sympathies; but in which, be it said, there are odder individuals, and, now and then, stranger occurrences, than one meets with almost anywhere else.
According to Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis, the progressive approach towards healthcare was a distinctive trait of the Conference: "Leading healthcare policy makers throughout the Conference adhered to the notion that health impacts everything and everything impacts health.
The one distinctive trait of an old stone fortress: it reveals a little less than your curiosity craves.
Such a task would have required them to make a forceful and repetitive scraping motion for several hours at a time, making it a much more likely cause of the distinctive trait, researchers said.
The Scottish, Irish and Welsh players have a distinctive trait for being desperate to play.
They told MAP that misinformation and fabrication of events have become a distinctive trait of APS.
This communion form-pattern has been a distinctive trait in their work.
Yet it is a stretch to find a distinctive trait of personal passivity in behavior displayed by virtually every president.
He employed the term, "family resemblance" as a better way of understanding categorization, than to think of things put together under one rubric as sharing some single, distinctive trait or set of traits.
NCR is still the popular shorthand for the paper, but National Catholic Reporter is who we are and, as the new "flag" at the top of the page makes clear, independent reporting, the distinctive trait at the founding of the paper, remains so nearly 40 years later.
The most significant feature of the history of humanity is not acquiescent adaptation to things as they are but persistent creative endeavor; its most distinctive trait is expressed not by the word adaptation but by creation.