One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘They believe - perhaps quixotically, under some owners - that they work for the entire community, not just the stockholders.’
- ‘That sounds quixotically noble, this stand for the ‘inviolability of marriage.’’
- ‘He also seems to write with little concern for cadence, leaving himself stumbling over excess syllables and quixotically stuffing verbal square pegs into musical round holes when it comes time to sing.’
- ‘I'm hoping - quixotically, I suppose - for the plan's defeat.’
- ‘The pioneers of wind energy are an iconoclastic lot, tilting, if you will, at the windmills of conventional energy wisdom and quixotically persisting in the face of difference and opposition.’
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