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  • adv. In a way that is not customary.


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uncustomary +‎ -ly


  • Their festive events have mostly been rated as winning and original, whether it's a relaxing evening chatting with old friends in the Yellow Oval Room, snacks and story time for bright-eyed tykes upstairs or a big dinner, uncustomarily served in the Executive Mansion's largest indoor space, the glittering East Room, so that the maximum number of guest could be invited to hear Stevie Wonder sing.

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  • At the 4 p.m. meeting on Thursday, the SVTS room was so crowded that the counterterrorism experts who had arrived early were bumped from their seats to make way for President Clinton's staff, who, not uncustomarily, arrived late.

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  • The episode aired earlier tonight, performed live on December 8, 1963 -- some two weeks after the assassination -- made absolutely no reference to the national tragedy, but the regulars did seem uncustomarily tense and a bit rattled.

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  • Physically, he was being baked by the direct sunlight and the uncustomarily heavy clothing.

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  • “E parpamo” said the old Knight, uncustomarily smiling.

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  • "Thank you, Mr. Scott," Kirk said, his hand briefly and uncustomarily gripping the chief engineer's shoulder.

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  • "Ianira and Malcolm were speaking again, forcibly yanking Margo out of uncustomarily deep thoughts. "- firearms practice schedule on her own, same with the martial arts.

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  • The Sandhurst Club North Course, hosting its first championship event, is enjoying uncustomarily still conditions and the pros are taking full toll with 90 players already under par. | Top Stories

  • As Kubrick did with Stephen King's novel, Scorsese uncustomarily ventures here into bestseller territory that obliges him to deliver certain expected ingredients for the mass audience and adhere to formula more than has been his nature over the years.

  • She said only that her reaction was "uncustomarily crude."

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