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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Improbable. Also: Unpromising.

Usage examples (40)
  • Oak trees come out of acorns, no matter how unlikely that seems. An acorn is just a tree's way back into the ground.
  • An unlikely story
  • Legislation on the question is highly unlikely
  • One thing I hate to hear, and I hate to hear it even more when it comes from strippers themselves, is the term unlikely stripper. for more
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