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incongruous

[in′käŋ·grü·əs]
(geology)
Of a drag fold, having an axis and axial surface not parallel to the axis and axial surface of the main fold to which it is related.
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The answers seem rather complicated to find, and perhaps that is why the behaviours of governors continue to produce performance incongruities that the experience of governance really deserves to be without.
This article considers the ways in which a small sample of remand foster carers from a remand foster project in the south of England attempted to manage these tensions and incongruities and tried to reach a balance between care and control.
But under the temperate demeanor is a biting essayist who has deftly zeroed in on the subtleties and incongruities of ideologues.
Identify incongruities inherent in the business model where management has, either knowingly or unknowingly, accepted risks that should be avoided, given the entity's risk appetite.
Where his musical reputation is based on that former mix of seeming incongruities, his new novel Venus as a Boy tells the tale of this latter context.
Among the resulting incongruities was the sight of silver candelabra gracing little crofts of coastal Scotland.
This makes for delightful incongruities and exceptional latitudes of emotion and perception, as when "the French celebrate/birth by touching the lips/of a new baby with fine/champagne.
Of course the Focus and Scorpio were both around at the same time, as are the Megane and Vel Satis, so there are probably incongruities in all car companies at some stage of their evolution.
I combine these subject incongruities to express the flavor of a dance that gives Buenos Aires its identity.
Philosophical paradoxes and jokes sabotage expectations; they rely upon veiling incongruities.
While remaining firm in his belief that the variants added were not provided to fill in gaps or lapses in continuity, Tournon acknowledges that he may have overlooked incongruities or neglected to point out gray areas or shades of meaning in the interest of reinforcing his systematic approach to the additions.