One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘an unexpected outcome was more the rule than the exception’
anomaly, irregularity, deviation, special case, departure, inconsistency, quirk, peculiarity, abnormality, oddity
‘they took exception to the story we printed’
object, raise an objection, express objections
be offended by, take offence at, take umbrage at, resent, demur at, disagree with, cavil at, argue against, protest against, lodge a protest against, take a stand against, oppose, complain about
kick up a fuss about, kick up a stink about, beef about, gripe about
‘everyone shook their heads with the exception of Alice’
except, except for, excepting, excluding, not including, omitting, leaving out, not counting, but, besides, barring, bar, other than, exclusive of, saving, save, apart from, aside from
with the omission of, with the exclusion of
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