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freak

a person, animal, or plant that is abnormal or deformed; monstrosity
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I am a freak of heredity, an atavistic nightmare--call me what you will; but here I am, real and alive, eating three hearty meals a day, and what are you going to do about it?
Uncle Dave says they have several freaks over there.
playing at going to church, perchance, or at scourging Quakers, or taking scalps in a sham fight with the Indians, or scaring one another with freaks of imitative witchcraft.
How much the honest man had suffered in spirit by what he considered the freaks and vagaries of his passengers, and how little he had understood their humors and intentions, is amusingly shown in a letter written to Mr.
Plus, when casting, the new Smoke Speed Freak design disengages from the pinion gear completely, allowing the spool shaft to 'float' freely for zero friction, adding even more distance to your casts.
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These 'carte de visites' were widely collected by Americans and made quite a bit of money for the 'freaks' and the owners of freak shows.
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Also in this episode, Jimmy returned to the freak show to learn that Jessica has shot his father.
This time the authors set out to help readers retrain their brains and release their inner freaks by learning to think "from a different angle, with a different set of muscles, with a different set of expectations .
Among the ways various American avant-garde works make use of the freak show's example, Blyn focuses on the tendency to sustain "epistemic desire"--that is, the freak show's need to keep audiences enthralled by perpetuating doubt, curiosity, and a sense of indeterminacy.
Murphy explained the setting for the upcoming series "is not a circus and is not carnival, it's a freak show,'' adding that it was Lange who came up with idea of her character.