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eccentric
used in Snow Falling on Cedars

5 uses
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Definition
unconventional or strange; or a person with such traits
  • Settlers arrived—mostly wayward souls and eccentrics who had meandered off the Oregon Trail.
    Chapter 1 (46% in)
eccentrics = unconventional or strange people
  • It was an eccentric, rainy, wind-beaten sea village, downtrodden and mildewed, the boards of its buildings bleached and weathered, their drainpipes rusted a dull orange.
    Chapter 1 (51% in)
  • She sipped her tea, then changed the subject: the families up and down South Beach, she said, were thought of by folks in Amity Harbor as self-styled aristocrats and malcontents, seclusion seekers and eccentrics—Ishmael's family included.
    Chapter 8 (36% in)
  • It traveled in its own eccentric orbit.
    Chapter 25 (11% in)
  • The jurors had noted how his left eye floated and how the light winked against its dull, glassy surface as it orbited eccentrically in its socket.
    Chapter 29 (30% in)

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