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ludicrous
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  • The idea of his taking himself well to task, with that laughing face and heedless manner and with a fancy that everything could catch and nothing could hold, was ludicrously anomalous.
  • His formal array of words might have at any other time, as it has often had, something ludicrous in it, but at this time it is serious and affecting.
  • As I naturally speculated on the object of these visits, and as I always associated something ludicrous with the visitor, it fell out that in laughing about Mr. Guppy I told my guardian of his old proposal and his subsequent retraction.
  • "The oddity of the thing is," said Mr. Skimpole with a quickened sense of the ludicrous, "that my chairs and tables were not paid for, and yet my landlord walks off with them as composedly as possible.

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  • Though she was serious, her suggestion was so ludicrous, I couldn’t suppress a laugh.
  • In Zimbabwe inflation reached the ludicrous level of 231 million per cent.

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