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preposterous
used in David Copperfield

2 uses
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Definition absurd, 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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