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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • It was the most preposterous position in which I ever found myself in my life, and it was the thought of it that started me laughing just now.
  • Large sitting-room on the right side, well furnished, with long windows almost to the floor, and those preposterous English window fasteners which a child could open.
  • For all the preposterous hat and the vacuous face, there was something noble in the simple faith of our visitor which compelled our respect.
  • " ’Some preposterous practical joke,’ said he.

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  • They can’t be seriously considering such a preposterous idea.
  • a preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history

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