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Definitionabsurd, outrageous, silly, or completely unreasonable
- 'Oh, my goodness, how polite we are!' exclaimed Miss Mowcher, making a preposterous attempt to cover her large face with her morsel of a hand.Chapters 22-24 (24% in)
- 'My dearest,' I remonstrated, 'don't talk preposterous nonsense!Chapters 46-48 (78% in)
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