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At the airport, it felt preposterous to obey the social-distancing signs throughout the terminal, only to be squashed like standing sardines once we all got on the plane.
The union’s chairman, Gregg Pemberton, called “preposterous” what he dubbed the report’s recurring theme that policing is harmful.
Using sound to decode brain activity might seem preposterous, but ultrasound has had quite the run in medicine.
Do not fall into the old political trap of shading what the person says to make it seem preposterous or evil.
The story I’d worked up, complete with a love strong enough to transcend this deadly pandemic, started to seem preposterous.
But he made it most emphatically clear that the thing Alessandro had asked was not only out of the question, but preposterous.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
And I, for one, absolutely decline to believe in this preposterous story of his about a bull-dog.
He knew his world too well to make preposterous mental demands upon it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
For this was the preposterous nature of the imposition, and she claimed to have given birth to no less than eighteen of them.
Her hope had been to escape loneliness, but with this preposterous secret, she was lonelier than she had ever been before.

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