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inexplicable
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
incapable of being explained or accounted for
  • We were used to the Saturday matinees at the decrepit Gravesend movie house, inexplicably called The Idaho—after the faraway western state or the potato of that name, we never knew.
    p. 263.6
  • Inexplicably, Torontonians clutter their brick and stone houses with too much trim, or with window trim and shutters—and they also carve their shutters with hearts or maple leaves— but the snow conceals these frills; and on some days, like today, when the snow is especially wet and heavy, the snow turns even the brick houses white.
    p. 91.6

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