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The scope and ambition of Posey and Padilla-Brown’s plans suddenly seemed incongruous with the scale of the place in which they were being hatched.
When he returned to the hotel he kissed his incongruous room-mate with the gentleness of a woman.
The little name sounded so incongruous; it did not suit the big gaunt woman who had almost a touch of the monstrous in her.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In the whole city there was not such another incongruous gathering of activities.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
She made him a stately courtesy for the benefit of the three faces glued against the panes, but her words were incongruous.
"I guess I'm not a very—good business manager," faltered the red-lipped voice with incongruous pathos.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
At first sight it seems incongruous, but it is in fact the only way in which the reckoning of time can be kept correctly.
ADRIFT ON THE PACIFICEDWARD S. ELLIS
Ah, it looked grim and incongruous in that peaceful English nursery!
FOUR DAYSHETTY HEMENWAY
Well, he was not incongruous with this background, simply because he destroyed it.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
Civility such as his and violence such as he suggested were incongruous.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS

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