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preposterous
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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absurd, outrageous, silly, or completely unreasonable
  • The Japanese sealed the camps from war information and told the captives preposterous stories of Allied losses, even announcing that their military had shot Abraham Lincoln and torpedoed Washington, D.C. "They couldn't understand why we laughed," said a prisoner.
    p. 156.2

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