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adverb as in oddly

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The First Platoon soldiers told Jacobsen that their commanders seemed inexplicably obsessed with gathering biometric data from the enemy, a process called “battle damage assessment,” or BDA.

Miss Manners in this case draws her inspiration from the cat who, though inexplicably deaf to direct explanations of what needs to be done, learns that every time he jumps on the counter, an arm reaches out from the sky and returns him to the floor.

Hayward can do more than he showed in Boston, but he’s not a franchise player, and the Hornets are inexplicably paying him like one.

Diane Feinstein praising Barrett, and then inexplicably praising Graham, is a clear sign that she should not remain as the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee.

Fail to do this, and your dog may inexplicably bark at people wearing straw hats or big sunglasses.

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The show was both inexplicably popular—running for over 10 years—and notorious for its conservative tone.

I received emails from angry progressives who inexplicably assumed that I was for him.

The living room is inexplicably empty, boasting only a blonde woman lounging on a bare floor mattress.

They're both inexplicably wealthy and powerful, with beautiful girlfriends and proportionally smug attitudes.

Every year, Sports Illustrated inexplicably publishes a full issue of models in bikinis (or body paint).

Then, inexplicably, he shifted to the other side that the old, the normal Tom presented generously to the new.

She was even meditating a retreat, inexplicably embarrassed, when an inner door opened and Lady Victoria entered.

It was a look of terrible dread and despair, inexplicably blended with passionate triumph.

He felt inexplicably as if the denunciations of Philip were to visit less himself than his son.

My friends heard me repeat the name, and marked with surprise and concern my inexplicably miserable condition.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inexplicably, such as: peculiarly, queerly, strangely, ridiculously, and unusually.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.