extraordinary


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beyond what is ordinary or usual

far more than usual or expected

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(of an official) serving an unusual or special function in addition to those of the regular officials

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He already sang as nobody on this earth had ever sung before; he practised ventriloquism and gave displays of legerdemain so extraordinary that the caravans returning to Asia talked about it during the whole length of their journey.
said Danglars; "for, at present, I cannot say that I have seen anything extraordinary.
We have certainly been favoured with extraordinary luck during this inquiry, and it will be entirely our own fault if we do not succeed in clearing the matter up.
He had the most extraordinary notions about this European exodus and came at last to consider the whole nation as packing up for emigration to France.
said everyone who saw her; and the vicomte lifted his shoulders and dropped his eyes as if startled by something extraordinary when she took her seat opposite and beamed upon him also with her unchanging smile.
We know,' he told me, 'that certain disordered conditions of the brain and the nervous system produce results quite as extraordinary as any that you have described--and there our knowledge ends.
Without the slightest outward appearance of agitation, she put the 'painful question' in these extraordinary words:
A FATHER had one son and one daughter, the former remarkable for his good looks, the latter for her extraordinary ugliness.
But they were of good standing, had always been considered truthful, were sober at the time of the occurrence, and nothing ever transpired to discredit their sworn account of their extraordinary adventure, concerning the truth of which, nevertheless, public opinion was divided, throughout the United Kingdom.
In fact, he twice hypnotized the entire audience (reporters alone exempted), making all entertain the most extraordinary illusions.
Just at this moment a circumstance, the most unexpected, the most extraordinary and incredible, occurred to rouse afresh their panting spirits, and to throw every mind into a state of the most violent excitement.
A part developed in any species in an extraordinary degree or manner, in comparison with the same part in allied species, tends to be highly variable.
Whenever Mrs Deborah had occasion to exert any extraordinary condescension to Mrs Bridget, and by that means had a little soured her natural disposition, it was usual with her to walk forth among these people, in order to refine her temper, by venting, and, as it were, purging off all ill humours; on which account she was by no means a welcome visitant: to say the truth, she was universally dreaded and hated by them all.
Well, we must sell it at five and a half if we can't get more," Levin decided the first question, which had always before seemed such a weighty one, with extraordinary facility on the spot.
His gravity under those trying circumstances, I can never forget, nor the extraordinary gallantry with which, refusing to be brought home, he defended himself behind a pump, until overpowered by numbers.
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