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incongruous
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Treasure Island
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  • I could just make out that he had a book as well as a knife in his hand, and was still wondering how anything so incongruous had come in their possession when...
  • He was clothed with tatters of old ship’s canvas and old sea-cloth, and this extraordinary patchwork was all held together by a system of the most various and incongruous fastenings, brass buttons, bits of stick, and loops of tarry gaskin.

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  • incongruous behavior
  • I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning , or destroyed it altogether.
    Alfred North Whitehead

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