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freak

a person, animal, or plant that is abnormal or deformed; monstrosity
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And in this matter I am, as I said, a freak--a freak of heredity.
I must again, at the risk of boring, repeat that I am, in this one thing, to be considered a freak. Not alone do I possess racial memory to an enormous extent, but I possess the memories of one particular and far-removed progenitor.
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?
It's politics that's at the bottom of his freak. All those Elliotts and Crawfords and MacAllisters are dyed-in-the-wool politicians.
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.
This dignitary proved to be an old sailor, by the name of John Young; who, after being tossed about the seas like another Sinbad, had, by one of the whimsical freaks of fortune, been elevated to the government of a savage island.
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.
"One of poor Casaubon's freaks! That attack upset his brain a little.
THE HOLE IN THE WALL, NOTTINGHAM At this pub, you will find four different types of freak shakes.
Teens will be intrigued by the slow development of the romance between Sorina and Luca and satisfied by the outcome when the freaks' unique talents assure victory against the villains.
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.