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eccentric
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Jane Eyre
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  • Besides, the eccentricity of the proceeding was piquant: I felt interested to see how he would go on.
  • When thus alone, I not unfrequently heard Grace Poole’s laugh: the same peal, the same low, slow ha! ha! which, when first heard, had thrilled me: I heard, too, her eccentric murmurs; stranger than her laugh.
  • Mr. Rochester is an amateur of the decided and eccentric: Grace is eccentric at least.
  • Mr. Rochester is an amateur of the decided and eccentric: Grace is eccentric at least.
  • I am afraid your principles on some points are eccentric.
  • I imagine he did not think I was a beggar, but only an eccentric sort of lady, who had taken a fancy to his brown loaf.

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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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