verb /pəˈtɪkjʊləɹʌɪz/
a) To make particular, as opposed to general; to restrict to a specific or individual case, class etc.; to single out.

I have disposed of them as I could, and will descend to particularize them according to their species.

b) To be specific about (individual instances); to go into detail (about), to specify.

Now it is his daily work to particularize, item by item, the iniquities of the system, and the petty manifestations of the tyranny here in Arras.

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