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He was a man of few words, rough, ready, and eccentrically blunt.

It is like a joint of venison on the spit, eccentrically fastened.

Signor Marinetti, who is bilingual, is eccentrically amusing.

Indeed, there are many who regard his principles as eccentrically fastidious.

His daughter Verona eccentrically took baths in the morning, now and then.

It was a Gospel so eccentrically related to the accepted scheme of things that only he himself could accept it in its entirety.

She was enormously tall and slim, and eccentrically clad in Oriental draperies of some sombre, richly patterned stuff.

The eccentrically elliptical pierces the epidermis at right angles, and lies perpendicularly in the dermis.

I should not be so eccentrically spontaneous with these people, if they did not feed my sense of humour by their amazement.

They were loaded centrally and eccentrically, and some were cased with a fireproof covering.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Middle French eccentrique and directly from Medieval Latin eccentricus (noun and adjective; see eccentric (n.)). Figurative sense of "odd, whimsical" first recorded 1620s.

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