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strange

Physics
a. denoting a particular flavour of quark
b. denoting or relating to a hypothetical form of matter composed of such quarks
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With arms outstretched toward the red eye of the great star I stood praying for a return of that strange power which twice had drawn me through the immensity of space, praying as I had prayed on a thousand nights before during the long ten years that I had waited and hoped.
Anna glancing down at once recognized Vronsky, and a strange feeling of pleasure and at the same time of dread of something stirred in her heart.
Thus spake Zarathustra, and rose from his couch beside the tree, as if awakening from a strange drunkenness: and behold
By a current or proper word I mean one which is in general use among a people; by a strange word, one which is in use in another country.
Strange to say, there were hairs in the centre of the palm.
However, Tarzan counted no time wasted which he devoted to these strange hunting expeditions into the game preserves of knowledge, for each word and each definition led on and on into strange places, into new worlds where, with increasing frequency, he met old, familiar faces.
You was saying," said the strange man, turning to Joe, "that you was a blacksmith.
It had a strange effect upon the blacks, almost paralyzing them with terror while it lasted, and it was an hour before the camp settled down to sleep once more.
Useless as our inquiries were, there is one result of them which has left a very strange and shocking impression on my mind.
I may have appeared strange and queer then," he thought, "but I was not so mad as I seemed.
I saw a number of tall spikes of strange white flowers, measuring a foot perhaps across the spread of the waxen petals.
This was all that I could observe of her in the dim light and under the perplexingly strange circumstances of our meeting.