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Crossword Solver Answers for: ??ECIFIC

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specific
(a.) Of or pertaining to a species; characterizing or constituting a species; possessing the peculiar property or properties of a thing which constitute its species, and distinguish it from other things; as, the specific form of an animal or a plant; the specific qualities of a drug; the specific distinction between virtue and vice.
(a.) Specifying; definite, or making definite; limited; precise; discriminating; as, a specific statement.
(a.) Exerting a peculiar influence over any part of the body; preventing or curing disease by a peculiar adaption, and not on general principles; as, quinine is a specific medicine in cases of malaria.
(a.) Anything having peculiar adaption to the purpose to which it is applied.
(n.) A specific remedy. See Specific, a., 3.