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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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The citizen replied, "The strangest that have been heard for many a day; for it is reported abroad that Lothario, the great friend of the wealthy Anselmo, who lived at San Giovanni, carried off last night Camilla, the wife of Anselmo, who also has disappeared.
There were other trees in the garden, and one of the things which made the place look strangest and loveliest was that climbing roses had run all over them and swung down long tendrils which made light swaying curtains, and here and there they had caught at each other or at a far-reaching branch and had crept from one tree to another and made lovely bridges of themselves.
"It's the strangest house any one ever lived in," said Mary drowsily, as she dropped her head on the cushioned seat of the armchair near her.
And now I come to perhaps the strangest adventure that happened to us in all this strange business, and one which shows how wonderfully things are brought about.
Thence I bid farewell to all who have accompanied me through the strangest trip I ever made in the course of a long and varied experience.
She looked at me with the strangest expression of mingled resentment and curiosity.
"I did the strangest things," she said, in low, wondering tones.
CAIRO - 3 September 2019: In the upscale district of Zamalek settles the "strangest gallery in Egypt".
He said: "In terms of my career I would say it is the strangest and most upsetting event to have been in any way involved in.
Welsh Water have released a list of the strangest things that have turned up in Welsh sewers.
Shockingly, there were plenty of opinions out there, many of them referencing the same items, such as the cast former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III wore after hurting his ankle in 2014 (found at SFGATE's "The Strangest Sports Memorabilia Ever Sold"; sfgate .com/sports/article/The-strangest-sports-memor abilia-ever-sold-6089885.php).