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untoward
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David Copperfield
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  • He has a sullen, rebellious spirit; a violent temper; and an untoward, intractable disposition.

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  • For I should say that I know from experience that the bearing of those in extreme circumstances can sometimes be untoward and even shocking, and we must try our best to understand what is actual and essential to a person, and what is by any indication anomalous, a momentary lapse that is better forgotten than considered time and time again, to little avail.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • Thereafter, the whistle alone will deal with trespassing or any other untoward behaviour.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

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