Characteristics or elements combined and expressed in a particular (often unique) and consistent manner. Derived from 'stilus,' the Latin word for a sharp instrument for making relatively permanent marks on clay or wax writing tablets.

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  • Roberto had a very specific sense of style, which is why he often wore top hats and a monocle when he went out on the town.

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  • The new computer programmer had a unique style of writing code that was efficient, elegant, and greatly respected by his superiors.

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  • The style of the man was refined and elegant, yet not flashy to the point of excessively obvious opulence and he projected an air of easy confidence.

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