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as in:  is bizarre

The paparazzi love her bizarre outfits and behavior.
  exceedingly odd or unusual
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bizarre bizarrely bizarreness
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  • The paparazzi love her bizarre outfits and behavior.
  • She won one of those bizarre contests designed by Guinness Book of World Records.
  •   "But this is just—"
      "Different, yeah?" she said. "Just different and incredible and kind of sad, too, I think."
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • So he was aware of the bizarre accusations that flavored conversation in his halls.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby

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  • Fifty feet from the door a dozen headlights illuminated a bizarre and tumultuous scene.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • I lived at West Egg, the — well, the less fashionable of the two, though this is a most superficial tag to express the bizarre and not a little sinister contrast between them.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • The Second World War did something to Maycomb: its boys who came back returned with bizarre ideas about making money and an urgency to make up for lost time.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • From where I sit on the field, he’s a bizarre specter, so frail and ashen.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • I’m still talking and I am looking for something to talk about but it’s tough because this is a bizarre situation.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Weird images keep flashing through my head, a bizarre fantasy reel of warm things.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall

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  • Every breath, every sigh in the room was like an explosion compared to the bizarre haze of quiet.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials
  • His sparse memories weren’t solid enough to make any sense of the bizarre things that had been done to him.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • Nick has all sorts of bizarre things on his computer, and sometimes I can’t resist a little light snooping—it gives me a clue as to what my husband is thinking.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • It was bizarre how much of the king and Maxon I could see in the way he stood.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • The last thing I want is for someone to find me out here, frozen solid in a sitting position like some bizarre ice sculpture.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • "Nonsense," May insisted, and Lucy obediently sat on the bed while May tried the most bizarre forms of shoe application on the planet.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • I still thought it was completely bizarre that once upon a time people lived with these limiting but arbitrary labels on their backs.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Heir
  • It looked utterly bizarre, as if someone had taped it there, or as if it were some sort of theatrical prop.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • It seemed like everything the poor stranger said was a little more bizarre than the statement before it.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • "Benjamin Thomas Parish, that was the sweetest and most bizarre compliment anyone’s ever given me."
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • When the water fell again, it left a wide swath of bizarre, bejeweled seaweed—blue, and green, and, in a certain light, iridescent.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • One by one, a parade of bizarre animals ventured out into the open.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • He was all of those things, a bizarre cross-pollination of subcultures possible only in South Florida.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Despite (or perhaps because of) the bizarre romantic situation with Nora, I knew I needed to get out of Northampton and do something.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The more unusual or bizarre the person was, the more "interesting" they would become in Walter’s parlance.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • The pilot, having been thoroughly trained in the demands of military security, mastered his rampant curiosity as to the nature and purpose of my bizarre outfit and contented himself with the gloomy comment that he "doubted if the old crate could get airborne, with all that lot aboard."
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • The room was illuminated by a bizarre flowing-liquid bulb of a lamp, the light poor and in a dizzying mix of colors, and in the dim I saw a large bed with high corner posts, a gauzy sheet thrown over as a makeshift canopy.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • After about ten minutes he still isn’t over this bizarre motive for the visit.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • And I realize now just how bizarre this whole situation is.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • If anything, she was absorbed in Rhonda’s bizarre appearance and hardly glanced at the test as she took it.
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • "Quite a bizarre place," Inigo said, moving past several large cages in which were cheetahs and hummingbirds and other swift things.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • We found ourselves looking forward to coming to school, to seeing what bizarre antic she’d be up to.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Cute really, in a bizarre way.
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • There were earrings and bracelets and strands of beads tossed everywhere, mixed with the spilled, strewn food like some kind of bizarre salad.
    R.L. Stine  --  Goosebumps - Night of the Living Dummy
  • For over ten years, I’ve been traveling every day to this bizarre world of lies and deceit.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • And if that’s not bizarre enough, every record that they set with Antoine on the team has been nullified, too.
    Edward Bloor  --  Tangerine
  • It would have seemed too bizarre to be true.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • It is all so bizarre I think perhaps I dreamt it, but there are ski marks on the snow from the landing gear of the plane.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • "God, that’s so bizarre," she says when I finish.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • Even as I spent bizarre amounts of time scrutinizing a poem I’ve said to myself, "This is not normal, this may be a little freakish."
    Kaye Gibbons  --  My Mother, Literature, and a Life Split Neatly into Two Halves
  • It was a day between seasons, bizarre and somehow portentous, strange with gray clouds and eerie patches of light.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • It wasn’t that I had no interest in hearing all about the bizarre traditions and habits they’d managed to form in the two weeks since escaping their camp; I was exhausted with trying to figure out why, exactly, those two were able to cling to the thin thread that bound their friendship together.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Naturally, almost to preserve my reason, I have to think of some rationale to explain her bizarre behavior.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • We think that their bizarre costumes, their verbal tics, are chosen, and that when the time comes we also will be free to choose.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • My heart did an unexpected flip, startled by his bizarrely attractive smile.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • I stared stupidly, my mind unable to make sense of this bizarre behavior.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • He thought only that he would rather extend the night with her, however bizarrely, than be alone.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • Then I realized from her Facebook wall that she’d actually been back home for a full two weeks, so I sent her an IM and we chatted online a bit, but she didn’t give me a reason for not calling, which I thought was bizarre.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • He was half a head taller than me; along with jungle boots and bizarre old fatigues with the knees busted out, he was wearing a ratted-up black T-shirt with a snowboarding logo, Never Summer in white gothic letters.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • So this was all some bizarre coincidence, right?
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
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