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Word: bizarre

Definition: fantastic; violently contrasting; noticeably odd; strikingly unconventional


Sentences Containing 'bizarre'

"I know, my dear Watson, that you share my love of all that is bizarre and outside the conventions and humdrum routine of everyday life.
"As a rule," said Holmes, "the more bizarre a thing is the less mysterious it proves to be.
"Of course, in your position of unofficial adviser and helper to everybody who is absolutely puzzled, throughout three continents, you are brought in contact with all that is strange and bizarre.
Amid the action and reaction of so dense a swarm of humanity, every possible combination of events may be expected to take place, and many a little problem will be presented which may be striking and bizarre without being criminal.

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