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- 1. qualify, characterize, characterise, remember, think of
- usage: describe or portray the character or the qualities or peculiarities of; "You can characterize his behavior as that of an egotist"; "This poem can be characterized as a lament for a dead lover"
- 2. characterize, characterise, distinguish, mark, differentiate
- usage: be characteristic of; "What characterizes a Venetian painting?"
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