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bizarre
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

4 uses
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Definition
exceedingly odd or unusual
  • I know, my dear Watson, that you share my love of all that is bizarre and outside the conventions and humdrum routine of everyday life.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (2% in)
  • "As a rule," said Holmes, "the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (52% in)
  • Of course, in your position of unofficial adviser and helper to everybody who is absolutely puzzled, throughout three continents, you are brought in contact with all that is strange and bizarre.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (4% in)
  • Amid the action and reaction of so dense a swarm of humanity, every possible combination of events may be expected to take place, and many a little problem will be presented which may be striking and bizarre without being criminal.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (4% in)

There are no more uses of "bizarre" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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