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the physical or constitutional characteristics of a person

clothing worn by members of a religious order

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an established custom

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(psychology) an automatic pattern of behavior in reaction to a specific situation

a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

the general form or mode of growth (especially of a plant or crystal)

attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)

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One more thing to remember: Break the habit of using the lower cabin door step as a spring board.
Break the Habit Chill out by realizing happiness is a part of life to be accepted, not earned.
Carr encouraged Scots smokers to break the habit despite the ban.
At the Monthly, we used to have a list of similar faddish words posted on the wall under the heading "VERBOTEN." I recommend a similar fate for "nuance." Writers in need of a verbal methadone to help break the habit might give "subtlety" a try.
When asked abut the referee at the after-match press conference, Ron gritted his teeth and said: 'I never comment on referees - and I am not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat!'
"People have just cooked with them for so many years that they assume they do." Here are a few hints to help break the habit:
"One cannot easily break the habit of looking for protection to that which is powerful.
These seven essays explore aspects ranging from the possible symbiotic relationship between the playwright and renowned contemporary actors, the difficulties inherent in the construction of gender and "other" in Twelfth Night, a comparison of the images of the virile/effeminate tyrant in treatises of statecraft and Macbeth and Richard III, patriarchal oppression surrounding Renaissance discourse on witchcraft in Macbeth, the relationship between Measure for Measure and James I's Basilikon Doron in terms of sexual and political control, a survey and critique of feminist criticism and theory of Shakespeare studies, and a critique of the apotheosis of Shakespeare in past and current scholarship in an effort to break the habit of "bardolatry."
Try to break the habit of popping sugary foods in your shopping basket to avoid temptation later.
I had cut down over the years but I wasn't sure how I would be able to break the habit.
s t e d d How can I get him to break the habit? Coleen says..
"Maybe having one of her friends to sleep over might help, making it fun will help break the habit and allow her to settle back into her own room.
Having said that, I must break the habit of hanging around in physio rooms.
Mechanics, break the habit of ordering from part numbers on failed parts.