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beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

unique or specific to a person or thing or category

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markedly different from the usual

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characteristic of one only

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It's a place where the fate of peculiar children everywhere will be decided once and for all.
Tim Burton is stuck in his own loop, the veteran director's brand of Gothic -- from Edward Scissorhands to Alice in Wonderland -- having become this peculiar manchild's particular comfort zone.
The design of Tales of the Peculiar helps achieve this effect.
A mysterious island, an abandoned orphanage and a strange collection of very curious photographs all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
As guardians go, Miss Peregrine is what one might call an ymbrine, a rare breed of peculiar capable of transforming into a bird--in her case, a peregrine falcon, though there are others (including Miss Avocet, played by Judi Dench).
The little girl at the center of Stephanie Knipper's magical new novel, The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin, is afflicted with the gift of differences.
Illustrated with striking black-and-white photographs in a vintage style, Library of Souls: The *Third Novel of Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children continues an enthralling saga intended for readers ages 13 and up.
AFTER a successful 2014, Newcastle-based band Peculiar Disco Moves hope to reach out to a wider audience with their latest material.
They used galaxies' peculiar velocities, which are the galaxies' motions due to the local gravitational landscape.
Like stablemate Alelche Inois, Most Peculiar won at the Galway festival.
Ransom Riggs, a Los Angeles-based writer and filmmaker, is the author of The Sherlock Holmes Handbook (2009) and the surprise young adult best seller Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Sept/ Oct 2011).
While The Whatnot stands alone as a fast-paced and steam punk-infused fantasy adventure, readers of The Peculiar will find it especially thrilling.
The Peculiar is set in an intriguing and original landscape, an alternative Victorian England where wolves pull taxi cabs and flame faeries on lamp-posts light your way home at night.
Readers will know from the illustrations that there is something peculiar about this baby.
The most peculiar of people can prove to be the most dedicated of them all.