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non sequitur
used in Tom Jones

2 uses
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Definition
something said that does not logically follow from what preceded it
  • "—"Excuse me there, Mr Serjeant," quoth Partridge, "that's a non sequitur.
    Book 9 (82% in)
  • I did not mean to abuse the cloth; I only said your conclusion was a non sequitur.
    Book 9 (83% in)

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