Thesaurus / anomaly

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The reason for these conditions may be a rare climate anomaly that persisted for six years, new research indicates.
You can’t have these anomalies persist very long before someone figures it out.
Due to changes in immigration laws in the 1960s, it’s not much of an anomaly today.
The anomaly was so marked that the region’s heat wave would represent a 1 in 100,000 year event — at least in a world without climate change, climate scientist Martin Stendel of the Danish Meteorological Institute in Copenhagen, tweeted on June 9.
South Asia appears to be an anomaly in the pandemic due to inefficient epidemiological data, according to experts.
He said it was an anomaly in the laws that the dockyard laborers were not disfranchised.
The explanation of this anomaly may be found in what had been occurring in Chalda.
The waterman vouches for him; he's quite an anomaly—a respectable cabman; drives his own horse, and has never been in any trouble.
ARMADALEWILKIE COLLINS
Though I could be no critic of marine construction, this seemed an anomaly for which there appeared to be no excuse.
THE LOG OF A SEA-WAIFFRANK T. BULLEN
If his father dies he must, of course, leave: a midshipman with eight thousand pounds a year would indeed be an anomaly.
MR. MIDSHIPMAN EASYCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT

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