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untoward
used in Of Human Bondage

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improper, awkward, or unfavorable
  • Coffee and cognac followed with sufficient speed to prevent any untoward consequence, and they settled down to smoke in comfort.
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (20% in)

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