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Teutonic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Nationality & race
TeutonicTeu‧ton‧ic /tjuːˈtɒnɪk $ tuːˈtɑː-/ adjective  1 SANhaving qualities that are thought to be typical of German people Teutonic efficiency2 SANrelating to the ancient German peoples of northwest Europe Teutonic mythology
Examples from the Corpus
TeutonicThe similarities between Celtic and Teutonic deities are, however, such as to make their cults often indistinguishable.They seem driven by a Teutonic determination to rack up as many airline meals as possible.Their background is Teutonic, ours Celtic, of the Gael.These Teutonic qualities were apparent when he decided to settle in the United States at the age of twenty-five.The Matres Triads of gods are, as we have seen, an important feature in Celtic and Teutonic religion.His primal Teutonic scream captured for all time the collective pain felt by the valued customers of Salomon Brothers.Ammunition, provender, railway lines - all had been provided with Teutonic thoroughness.Its books, however, displayed less than Teutonic thoroughness.
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