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situation in which life seems irrational and meaningless absurd , the absurd
very close and trusted friend who seems almost a part of yourself alter ego
person who seems to be displaced in time; who belongs to another age anachronism
joke that seems extremely funny belly laugh , howler , riot , scream , sidesplitter , thigh-slapper , wow
internal rhythm that seems to regulate biological processes biorhythm
message that seems to convey no meaning bunk , hokum , meaninglessness , nonsense , nonsensicality
state in which everything seems wrong and will turn out badly despair , desperation
act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean distortion , overrefinement , straining , torture , twisting
making decisions on the basis of what seems best instead of following some single doctrine or style eclecticism , eclectic method
something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be fake , postiche , sham
man of such superior qualities that he seems like a deity to other people god
perception, false or distorted, that seems real hallucination
short musical passage that seems to have been made spontaneously without advance preparation impromptu
(New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless Judas , Jude , Saint Jude , St. Jude , Thaddaeus
massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way juggernaut , steamroller
one of the two ends of a magnet where the magnetism seems to be concentrated magnetic pole , pole
magician who seems to discern the thoughts of another person (usually by clever signals from an accomplice) mind reader , telepathist , thought-reader
kind of dance step in which the dancer seems to be sliding on the spot moonwalk
center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior olfactory brain , rhinencephalon
any effort that seems to go farther than would be necessary to achieve its goal overkill
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