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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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eccentric
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • ...ownlife, it was called, meaning individualism and eccentricity.
  • It would even have seemed slightly unorthodox, a dangerous eccentricity, like talking to oneself.
  • Not only any actual misdemeanour, but any eccentricity, however small, any change of habits, any nervous mannerism that could possibly be the symptom of an inner struggle, is certain to be detected.

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  • She’s a little eccentric, but we don’t mind because she’s the best player on the team.
  • The home was built and then abandoned by an eccentric billionaire.

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