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Synonyms for improbably

not easy to believe

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It's another sparkling feel-good instalment all round with improbably hilarious contributions from comedians Sarah Millican and Jon Richardson as well as actor David Harewood who has a great anecdote about how he got into character for his role in Homeland.
SIR MICK JAGGER: With his improbably brown mane of hair, he looks increasingly like a creepy waxwork from Madame Tussaud's CHRIS MOYLES: Radio 1's, er, outgoing breakfast shock-jock loses his sense of timing with his on-air 'I quit' sermon this week.
Among them, improbably, was a young man from rural Georgia whose background would have given him every excuse to join in the prevailing prejudice.
Victory at Newcastle on Sunday, followed by a home win over QPR on the final day of the season will be enough unless United record improbably big wins over Swansea and Sunderland.
On the heels of his first full-length collection, Destruction Myth, comes this improbably titled feast.
It worked improbably well, giving the proceedings a cinema verite feel and the audience a sense of involvement.
It then sinks badly once the characters improbably return there for a second, extended spell.
1875: Modern-day Satanist, Aleister Crowley - rather improbably dubbed "the wickedest man in the world" - was born in Leamington, Warwickshire.
The London-based Business Monitor International wrote that it "remains skeptical about the veracity of Iran's improbably large oil and gas discoveries in 2010-11.
to see you so improbably here and so entirely true with all our random
A gang of improbably good-looking marine explorers queuing up to spew stupefying science babble.
Then runaway Evan Rachel Wood - who is young enough to be his granddaughter - enters his life and, very improbably, they get married.
So, Wood's chorus line of improbably young foreign girlfriends is entirely unsurprising.
The spasmodic, extreme, improbably coordinated movement is both permeated and generated by speech; the text, like the dance, is refracted from one person to another.
But the most galling thing for Woods was that 39-year-old Tarver seemed ripe for the taking and could easily have provided the Sheffield man with the crowning moment of his heroic and improbably successful career.