Adjective(1) tending to select; characterized by careful choice(2) characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
(1) Some great fighters are very selective in who they fight.(2) Jones has been more selective at the plate, waiting for pitches he can handle.(3) We focus here on human population history, although we include some discussion of selective processes.(4) Apart from the retinal area in the eye, the other areas that can be damaged by selective absorption of laser energy are the cornea and lens.(5) One explanation might be that duplication of this region confers a selective growth advantage.(6) The editing of my films is a long and selective process.(7) Very, very selective amnesia is practised on the other side.(8) It can then be argued that treatment effects result from selective attrition of higher risk cases.(9) Now he's quite selective about hitting the distant stages.(10) Early diagnosis, treatment with appropriate antibiotics, and selective drainage have substantially reduced mortality.(11) It is important to remember that each breed of dog has its own unique qualities, reinforced by hundreds of years of selective breeding.(12) The selective closure can also help reduce parents' anxiety about their children who are out there exposed to physical dangers and health risks.(13) The acquisition of reading and writing skills was a socially selective process.(14) He drew attention to the selective processes and motivations that form memories.(15) It is porous, takes up water and because it is soluble, it leads to ongoing selective loss of the copper from the alloy.(16) Polymorphic differences occur as selective adaptations to different environments.
(1) selective breeding :: bridio detholus
1. discerning ::
2. discriminating ::
3. discriminatory ::
4. critical ::
5. exacting ::
6. demanding ::
7. particular ::
8. fussy ::
9. fastidious ::
10. choosy ::
11. persnickety ::
12. picky ::
13. finicky ::
Different Formsselective, selectively
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