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queer

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1 affected with nausea
  • eating all of that deep-fried food would make most people feel a little queer

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3 noticeably different from what is generally found or experienced
  • a lot of queer things started happening almost from the day that we moved into the house

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4 having extreme or relentless concern
  • he's a little queer on the subject of astronomy; if you get him going, he'll talk for hours

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5 being such in appearance only and made or manufactured with the intention of committing fraud
  • queer money that was the work of a master forger

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6 giving good reason for being doubted, questioned, or challenged
  • queer business practices that bear some looking into

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queer

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The first known use of queer was circa 1513

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“Queer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/queer. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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