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- ‘Modern religious rhetoric is dilute and ineffectual, and where it isn't, it seems mad and aberrational.’
- ‘This type of database can tell us about aberrational outbreaks of food poisoning.’
- ‘Not for once did she believe his aberrational humility would last against all his friends’ taunting.’
- ‘I think the more aberrational prices that you saw were certainly what we experienced last October.’
- ‘Any process of organization is necessarily aberrational within the general economy.’
- ‘In two cases, courts have struck down such laws, but these cases seem aberrational.’
- ‘This is an aberrational number of deaths in such a short period.’
- ‘I would strongly argue that the nineties were aberrational.’
- ‘If there had been principled resistance, the extreme and aberrational set of arrests might never have taken place.’
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