Thesaurus / malapropos
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To him the man habitually seemed as malapropos as a spiteful old lady.

QueedHenry Sydnor Harrison

They were getting out of their car just outside the gates of Uplands—a most malapropos position!

The Lady of the Basement FlatMrs. George de Horne Vaizey

As far as Mostyn was concerned, this first malapropos meeting indicated the whole evening.

The Man BetweenAmelia E. Barr

On the other hand, never express dissatisfaction with a response, however absurd or malapropos it may be.

Even her wit had deserted her; she said malapropos clever things, and got snubbed for them.

I, Thou, and the Other OneAmelia Edith Huddleston Barr

At any rate, he could not see her confusion at her own malapropos—that was something!

When Ghost Meets GhostWilliam Frend De Morgan

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