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exotic

ex·o·tic

exotic

 
 
pronunciation:
ihg za tihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a foreign origin or character.
an exotic diseaseexotic foods
 
antonyms:
endemic, familiar, indigenous, native
similar words:
alien, foreign, oriental, tropical
definition 2: strikingly or intriguingly unusual.
an exotic theory
antonyms:
commonplace, conventional, ordinary, unremarkable
similar words:
curious, extraordinary, novel, outlandish, remarkable, romantic
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part of speech: noun
definition: anything rare or of foreign origin.
synonyms:
rarity
antonyms:
endemic
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derivations: exotically (adv.), exoticism (n.), exoticness (n.)