Unusual and typically rather shocking: the composer’s more outré harmonies
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- In this particular phase of Western literature, one of autobiography, perhaps a novelist of ideas, and rather outré ones at that, is simply unpalatable.
- Here, they have made a path that winds, through the jungle, past some rather outré sculptures.
- While you are not asserting this as existing fact, you are clearly offering a rather outré science-fiction work as a serious social prediction.
weird, queer, outlandish, offbeat, far out, freakish, grotesque, quirky, zany, eccentric, off-centre, idiosyncratic, unconventional, unorthodox, funny, bizarre, fantastic, unusual, extraordinary, strange, unfamiliar, unknown, unheard of, alien, foreign, peculiar, odd, curious, atypical, irregular, anomalous, deviant, abnormal, quaint, out of the way, ludicrous, preposterous
French, literally 'exceeded', past participle of outrer (see outrage).
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