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Gone with the Wind
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incongruous
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Gone with the Wind
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  • In the years that followed that second christening, many changes had taken place in her that made the pet name incongruous.
  • Then a strangely incongruous sight struck her eyes.
  • Secondhand furniture, ranging from cheap gum to mahogany and rosewood, reared up in the gloom, and the rich but worn brocade and horsehair upholstery gleamed incongruously in the dingy surroundings.

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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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