distinguished (part of speech: verb)
discriminated (part of speech: verb)
specialized (part of speech: verb)
- Parliament and the nation have pretty well settled who shall have the first places; but they have not discriminated with the same accuracy which man shall have which place. - "The English Constitution", Walter Bagehot.
- Some of them he has discriminated and discussed with great judgment: and the merits of his volume, both as a sketch of M. Comte's life and an appreciation of his doctrines, would well deserve a fuller notice than we are able to give it here. - "Auguste Comte and Positivism", John-Stuart Mill.
- For he discriminated metres, not by the number of feet, as he ought to have done, but by the number of syllables he found in each line. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.