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particular

(Exacting), adjective accurate, astringent, attentive, attentive to detail, careful, choosy, critical, delicatus, demanding, difficult to please, discriminating, discriminative, elegans, epicurean, excessively critical, exigent, fastidious, faultfinding, finical, finicky, fussy, hairsplitting, hard to please, heedful, hypercritical, inflexible, meticulous, mindful, overconscientious, overcritical, overmeticulous, painstaking, persnickety, picky, punctilious, quality-minded, querulous, regardful, rigid, rigorous, scrupulous, selective, stern, strict, stringent, thoroughgoing, uncompromising, unyielding

particular

(Individual), adjective characteristic, distinct, distinctive, distinguished, especial, exclusive, original, own, peculiar, personal, respective, separate, singular, special, specific, unique, unusual
Associated concepts: particular gift, particular purpose
Foreign phrases: Generale tantum valet in generalibus, quantum singulare in singulis.That which is general preeails in general matters, as that which is particular prevails in particular matters.

particular

(Specific), adjective characteristic, differential, differentiated, distinct, distinctive, distinguished, eccentric, especial, exceptional, express, extraordinary, idiosyncratic, individual, marked, noteworthy, odd, outstanding, peculiar, prominent, select, selected, separate, separatus, signal, single, singular, special, striking, uncommon, unique, unusual

particular

noun article, aspect, case, circumstance, detail, event, experience, fact, feature, incident, incidental, item, item of information, matter, minutia, occasion, occurrence, particularity, piece of information, point, respect, single case, special point, specific, specification
Associated concepts: bill of particulars
See also: accurate, certain, characteristic, circumspect, clear, concrete, conscientious, detail, detailed, diligent, distinct, distinctive, exact, express, faithful, feature, individual, item, meticulous, painstaking, peculiar, personal, point, precise, proper, provision, punctilious, singular, special, specific, specification, strict, technicality, term, unusual

PARTICULAR, LIEN, contracts. A right which a person has to retain property in respect of money or labor expended on such particular property. For example, when a tailor has made garments out of cloth delivered to him for the purpose, he is not bound to part with the clothes until his employer, has paid him for his services; nor a ship carpenter with a ship which he has repaired; nor can an engraver be compelled to deliver the seal which he has engraved for another, until his compensation has been paid. 2 Roll. Ab. 92; 3 M. & S. 167; 14 Pick. 332; 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 2514. Vide Lien.

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In my particular case the consolatory topics were close at hand, and, indeed, had suggested themselves to my meditations a considerable time before it was requisite to use them.
It was to me in particular that he appeared to propound this-- appeared almost to appeal for aid not to hesitate.
We may require your assistance, in this important particular, at five minutes' notice.
The reader will here find no regions cursed with irremediable barrenness, or blessed with spontaneous fecundity, no perpetual gloom or unceasing sunshine; nor are the nations here described either devoid of all sense of humanity, or consummate in all private and social virtues; here are no Hottentots without religion, polity, or articulate language, no Chinese perfectly polite, and completely skilled in all sciences: he will discover, what will always be discovered by a diligent and impartial inquirer, that wherever human nature is to be found there is a mixture of vice and virtue, a contest of passion and reason, and that the Creator doth not appear partial in his distributions, but has balanced in most countries their particular inconveniences by particular favours.
In the same way I fancied that those nations which, starting from a semi-barbarous state and advancing to civilization by slow degrees, have had their laws successively determined, and, as it were, forced upon them simply by experience of the hurtfulness of particular crimes and disputes, would by this process come to be possessed of less perfect institutions than those which, from the commencement of their association as communities, have followed the appointments of some wise legislator.
The superiority of influence in favor of the particular governments would result partly from the diffusive construction of the national government, but chiefly from the nature of the objects to which the attention of the State administrations would be directed.
To exercise exclusive legislation, in all cases whatsoever, over such district (not exceeding ten miles square) as may, by cession of particular States and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of the government of the United States; and to exercise like authority over all places purchased by the consent of the legislatures of the States in which the same shall be, for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, dockyards, and other needful buildings.
The particular is--for example--what Alcibiades did or suffered.
It is to be noted that lying and standing and sitting are particular attitudes, but attitude is itself a relative term.
Nothing is wanting but to have you here, and it is our particular wish and entreaty that you would come to us as soon as you can.
Well, I said, and is there any knowledge in our recently founded State among any of the citizens which advises, not about any particular thing in the State, but about the whole, and considers how a State can best deal with itself and with other States?
You need not be so particular," said Allworthy; "I know this gentleman, and a very worthy man he is, and an honour to his profession.