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 Meanings and Examples of ESPECIAL
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especial
 a.  surpassing what is common or usual
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He sends all sorts of loving wishes for Christmas, and an especial message to you girls, said Mrs. March, patting her pocket as if she had got a treasure there.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER ONE
2  The tent is for your especial benefit and that oak is your drawing room, this is the messroom and the third is the camp kitchen.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWELVE
3  Don't take off your apron, whatever you do, it's peculiarly becoming, said Laurie, as Jo bestowed his especial aversion in her capacious pocket and offered her arm to support his feeble steps.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
4  At that minute Jo was particularly absorbed in dressmaking, for she was mantua-maker general to the family, and took especial credit to herself because she could use a needle as well as a pen.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
5  At this awful speech Amy contained herself with difficulty, for the impression was being given that she was rather a fast young lady, which was her especial aversion.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
6  This repulsive pillow was her especial property, being used as a weapon of defense, a barricade, or a stern preventive of too much slumber.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
7  "One thing I leave in your especial care," she said, the night before she left.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO
8  Taking advantage of the propitious moment, Meg slipped away and ran down to greet her husband with a smiling face and the little blue bow in her hair which was his especial admiration.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT
9  He gave Ulysses some slices cut lengthways down the loin as a mark of especial honour, and Ulysses was much pleased.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
10  Had he treated you as an especial favourite, you would have found enemies, declared or covert, all around you; as it is, the greater number would offer you sympathy if they dared.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
11  He was Maybelle Merriwether's especial beau, Rene Picard.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  These calls were an especial torment to Scarlett but she dared not refuse to go with Melanie.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LV
13  They had an especial fondness for the hitching-post in front of the mill.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
14  Jurgis went to his dinner, and afterward he walked over to see Mike Scully, who lived in a fine house, upon a street which had been decently paved and lighted for his especial benefit.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 26
15  The man is, most manifestly, a disciple of Apollo," cried the amused Alice, "and I take him under my own especial protection.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
Example Sentence: (133 in 9 pages)
16  The big losers will be the undeveloped countries, especially sub-Saharan Africa.
17  Millions of wild flowers colour the valleys, especially in April and May.
18  Paddles are used especially to propel canoes and kayaks.
19  In cases of food poisoning, young children are especially vulnerable.
20  I love cold drinks, especially in summer.
21  The marriage was considered especially ignominious since she was of royal descent.
22  His tact was exemplary, especially considering the circumstances.
23  The car is quite small, especially if you have children.
24  Dried fruits are especially high in fibre.
25  Everybody needs love,especially for those who don't deserve it.
26  I love Rome, especially in the spring.
27  Teenagers are very fashion conscious, especially girls.
28  The book is compiled especially for beginners.
29  Crime is on the increase, especially mugging and burglary.
30  She kept sucking up to the teachers, especially Mrs Clements.