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- n. Plural form of unlikely.
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Both would have struggled that first year had the gods of Harvard not seen fit to put them together in a quad inside Wigglesworth with a view of the fabled Square and a brotherhood of unlikelies: Lee Swanson, Lou Papadopoulos, Josh Klein, Charlie.
Thus, out of our five Warsaw Pact allies, we have one probable cobelligerent, two possibles, and two unlikelies.
What I can swallow is the delicious bubble such settings serve as shape to speech, liquid refractions in the atmosphere, precious unlikelies one can can string, be brimful of.
In the end, though, there are two familiar faces in Duke and Michigan State and two unlikelies in West Virginia and Butler (the latter much more so).
“I’m afraid it’d be quicker to tick off the unlikelies,” said Alleyn.