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1. rare

adjective. ['ˈrɛr'] not widely known; especially valued for its uncommonness.

Antonyms

  • fat

Etymology

  • rare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rare (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Example sentences of the word rare


1. Adjective
Though in some instances tomcats repeat hormonal behaviors out of learned habit, those cases are rare.

Quotes containing the word rare


1. We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that's why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I'll never forget a single moment of it.
- Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

2. It is really rare to find someone you really, really love and that you want to spend your life with and all that stuff that goes along with being married. I am one of those lucky people. And I think she feels that way too. So the romantic stuff is easy because you want them to be happy.
- Harry Connick, Jr.

3. Books so special and rare and yours that advertising your affection feels like a betrayal.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. rare-roasted

adjective. (meat) roasted with the meat inside still rare.

Antonyms

  • in the raw

3. rare-earth_element

noun. any element of the lanthanide series (atomic numbers 57 through 71).

Synonyms

  • rare earth
  • grouping
  • lanthanide
  • lanthanon
  • terbium metal
  • lanthanoid

4. rare

adjective. ['ˈrɛr'] recurring only at long intervals.

Antonyms

  • wide

Etymology

  • rare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rare (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. rare

adjective. ['ˈrɛr'] not widely distributed.

Antonyms

  • endomorphic

Etymology

  • rare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rare (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. rare

adjective. ['ˈrɛr'] marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind.

Synonyms

  • uncommon

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • gain

Etymology

  • rare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rare (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. rare

adjective. ['ˈrɛr'] having low density.

Synonyms

  • rarefied
  • rarified

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • significant
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • rare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rare (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. rare

adjective. ['ˈrɛr'] (of meat) cooked a short time; still red inside.

Antonyms

  • mesomorphic

Etymology

  • rare (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rare (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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