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Preposterous, perverse, running counter to common sense and nature: H6C V, 6, 5. R3 II, 4, 63. Troil. V, 1, 27. Oth. I, 3, 333. Applied to persons: “p. ass,” Shr. III, 1, 9 (because he would invert the natural order of things). Used with impropriety by Armado, LLL I, 1, 244, and blunderingly for prosperous by the clown in Wint. V, 2, 159.
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