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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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But they sit a little incongruously with the accompanying interview, in which Winslet berates women for equating sex appeal with being thin.
Redgrave also comes off unflatteringly, overplaying young Tony's schoolteacher in an incongruously comic vein, while other cast members, including Eli Wallach, leave little impression.
Electronic extremities intermingle with old-fashioned acoustics, Bates twiddling every button on his wobbly vintage synth, constantly switching sounds, his technique incongruously flamboyant, on concert grand scale.
Only Stephen Vitiello's interactive sound environment, designed to accompany Woods's installation and calibrated to interior movement and exterior noise, allows for the active intrusion of contingency; but it also underscores, quite incongruously for Virilio's rechnophobic purposes, the heavy reliance of all three pieces on technological me ans for their conception-computer projections, engineering, electronic sensors-making each of them into something of an object lesson in techno-reliability.
Incongruously David Blunkett has warned that excessive interest in the private lives of public figures could damage British politics.
Abrahams said, somewhat incongruously: "We're not giving up any rights - but we won't stand in the way of making that fight.
With its up-to-the-minute references to the Kosovo crisis (news bulletins relating to events in the Bal-kans are incongruously heard in this remote backwater) and its dry sense of humor, "Throne of Death" emerges as a surprisingly potent item.
For the rest, the company sing lustily and are never less than energetic and cheerful, whether dressed incongruously as 1920s flappers or American cheerleader bimbos.
Aside from the sailing ships, many of Nordstrom's works have an archaic bent, such as The Coachman, 2002, which is laid out in a quiltlike grid of nine squares featuring folk-art abstractions, tree forms, and, incongruously, tables piled with more of those modernist-building models.
Distinguished by a strong cast and by Grillo's tight, essential direction, the handsomely shot film takes place largely inside the prison walls -- played out against the warm, incongruously pink adobe surfaces -- and casually reflects on the state of Portugal today.
Part drifter, part dandy, part flaneur-artiste, Leckey is the author of no more than a handful of works, which ruminate--with an incongruously Proustian melancholia--on the social, emotional, and spiritual fabric of contemporary British youth culture.
5, 1949, for example, the dreamer, incongruously dressed like a preppy college student, is trapped in an outsized glass bottle deposited on the beach; in Articulos electricos para el hogar (Electrical appliances for the home), Sueno no.