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malapropism
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  • Alexandra could be relied upon to produce a malapropism on occasions, the most notable being her comment on the gulosity displayed by the youngest member of a Mobile Jewish family upon completing his thirteenth year: Alexandra declared that Aaron Stein was the greediest boy she had ever seen, that he ate fourteen ears of corn at his Menopause.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • Her endless malapropisms alone would have sufficed.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • The unfortunate woman actually said "obscure"—disgracing her illness with her unspeakable malapropisms.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • He even corrected her malapropism with some wit.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
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