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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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absurd, outrageous, silly, or completely unreasonable
  • He took a breath and walked nearer, with exaggerated caution, to the preposterous place of meeting.
    11 — The Dialogue of Houses (54% in)
  • ...high above her, Will and Ben, balanced on the comb of the barn, stripping off shingles black with age and soft as the deadmen embedded in the bottom of the Tonawanda Creek, replacing them with goldenbrown cedar richly scented and light as wings; and for all her weariness she would open her eyes and look up at where they crouched, enormous and light as bumblebees, or walked the comb with a bundle of shingles on one shoulder, solemn as Noahs at work on another antique, preposterous ark.
    12 — A Mother's Love (7% in)

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