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extraordinary

adjective above average, amazing, beyond the ordinary, curious, different, especial, exceeding the usual, exceptional, extraordinarius, infrequent, inusitatus, irregular, notable, noteworthy, novus, out of the ordinary, out of the regular order, outstanding, peculiar, phenomenal, rare, remarkable, singular, special, supernormal, unaccustomed, uncommon, uncustomary, unequalled, unexampled, unheard of, unique, unordinary, unparalleled, unusual, worthy of attention, worthy of regard
Associated concepts: extraordinary care, extraordinary cirrumstances, extraordinary expenses, extraordinary grand jury, extraordinary peril, extraordinary prerogative writ, exxraordinary purpose, extraordinary remedy, extraordinary risks, extraordinary services, extraordinary session
Foreign phrases: Ubi cessat remedium ordinarium, ibi deeurritur ad extraordinarium.Where an ordinary remedy fails, than resort must be made to an extraordinary one. Recurrendum est ad extraordinarium quando non valet ordinarium. Resort must be made to the extraordinary when the ordinary does not succeed. Nunquam decurritur ad extraordinarium sed ubi deficit ordinarium. Resort is never made to the extraordinary until the ordinary fails.
See also: best, distinctive, eccentric, individual, infrequent, inordinate, irregular, major, meritorious, notable, noteworthy, novel, outstanding, paramount, particular, peculiar, portentous, preferential, priceless, prodigious, prominent, rare, remarkable, renowned, salient, singular, special, specific, stellar, sterling, unaccustomed, uncommon, unique, unprecedented, unusual
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Neodarwinian evolution assumes some of this extraordinariness without directly acknowledging it.
An example of the frankness and extraordinariness of these meetings, he says, was an exchange in which a mayor from Suchitepequez confessed to 25 others at a workshop, "I'm corrupt, and anyone here who says he isn't is a liar.
The structure of the events that occurred during that day in May--separate repatriation and reburial ceremonies, held in very different locations, attended by different groups of people and intended for different audiences--highlight the extraordinariness and uncertainties of repatriations.
The inclusion alerts us to the extraordinariness with which he viewed the arrival of so great a quantity of spirits, which were directed to officers in the New South Wales Corps.
Lindemann goes on to discuss how these bodies are "queer" because they signify extraordinariness, something I wish to address in the sense that although Cather's bodies may defy ideals, it is precisely this defiance that makes them distinctly "American.
See Roni Natov, "Harry Potter and the Extraordinariness of the Ordinary," in The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter, ed.
50) As would be expected in a contemporary theology moving beyond a closed, administrative oligarchy to a wider pneumatic communion, the reality of some assistance--Boyle speaks of the Spirit's anointing, gifts, and work--comes not in a transient extraordinariness of graces but flows from the Christian life maturely engaged in ecclesial ministry.
Her blandness allows her to melt into the wall of the story, thus escaping it; his very extraordinariness ensnares him.
Parenthood is sacred not because of a spiritual extraordinariness that we impart to our children, but in the ordinary acts of care that all children need.
But, I mean, I have major demons, but that is none of the-- that that this uh nah that eh nah nah Black is where my extraordinariness is.
The extraordinariness of Marshall 2, however, is not diminished by its perhaps limited persuasiveness.

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