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So he checked his wife with amazement at the preposterousness of her carrying bundles while Sir Walter Raleigh was at hand.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
The next moment he grinned at the sheer preposterousness of the idea.
What a yardful of curious comment, what satirical note on the preposterousness of human existence!
A MERE ACCIDENTGEORGE MOORE
And he laughed, quietly but heartily, at what he evidently considered the preposterousness of such an idea.
The preposterousness of this judgment as a whole must not blind us to the fragment of truth which it included.
LIFE OF JOHN MILTONRICHARD GARNETT
Her words revealed to Dickson the preposterousness of the whole situation, and for all his anxiety he laughed.
HUNTINGTOWERJOHN BUCHAN
The insideoutness, topsy-turviness, and preposterousness of Mr. Jones' method is incredible.
The preposterousness of the whole affair kept hammering at her thoughts.
STUBBLEGEORGE LOOMS
Then he laughed; he had to make himself laugh at the preposterousness of his idea.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
The very preposterousness of the suggestion was in its favour, in a way.

WORDS RELATED TO PREPOSTEROUSNESS

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