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ludicrous
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Catch-22
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  • ’I got this tomato from Colonel Cathcart,’ he said, and was struck by how ludicrous his explanation sounded.
  • There was a humorless irony in the ludicrous panic of the man screaming for help to the police while policemen were all around him.
  • He knew that any moment Orr would come walking into the tent with big, glistening, rain-soaked eyes, cheeks and buck teeth, looking ludicrously like a jolly New England oysterman in a yellow oilskin rain hat and slicker numerous sizes too large for him and holding up proudly for Yossarian’s amusement a great dead codfish he had caught.
  • The girl screeched in feminine outrage and waddled comically after the scheming ten-year-old pimp, her grisly, bleak, violated scalp slithering up and down ludicrously around the queer darkened wart of her face like something bleached and obscene.

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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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