He saw himself as a ludicrous figure, acting as a pennyboy for his aunts, a nervous, well-meaning sentimentalist, orating to vulgarians and idealising his own clownish lusts, the pitiable fatuous fellow he had caught a glimpse of in the mirror.
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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.