Here’s a good definition for Characteristic: A feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify it.
Characteristics Luke 4:16-21NKJ
Jessica Hagy speaking at Pop! Tech 2007, gives 10 Characteristics of very interesting people: Adventurous, Generous, Active, Strange, Caring, Humble, Daring, Original, Brave, Self-assured
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