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As far as Mostyn was concerned, this first malapropos meeting indicated the whole evening.
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
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
She saw at once that he had forgotten their conversation in the train, and wondered what very malapropos remark he would make.
THE LADY OF THE FORESTL. T. MEADE
At any rate, he could not see her confusion at her own malapropos—that was something!
WHEN GHOST MEETS GHOSTWILLIAM FREND DE MORGAN
To him the man habitually seemed as malapropos as a spiteful old lady.
QUEEDHENRY SYDNOR HARRISON
"A caller would come singularly malapropos just now," said he.
JASONJUSTUS MILES FORMAN
This very malapropos visit of Mr. Pickwick to the firm was, as I said, a mistake and damaged his case.
BARDELL V. PICKWICKPERCY FITZGERALD
Now and then their comments, after the manner of their age, were keenly malapropos and occasioned a sense of embarrassment.
THE STORM CENTRECHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
He fancied that the whole incident had been a most unfortunate malapropos, and that Balfour was sinking under shame and confusion.
SIR BROOK FOSSBROOKE, VOLUME II.CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Unlike the living bird, however, it never makes answers malapropos.
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