Anomaly and Quirk


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Anomaly noun – Something that is different from what is ordinary or expected.
Usage example: her C grade is an anomaly, as she's never made anything except A's and B's before

Quirk is a synonym for anomaly in oddity topic. In some cases you can use "Quirk" instead a noun "Anomaly".
Nearby Words: anomalous, anomalistic, anomalously
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Quirk noun – An odd or peculiar habit.
Anomaly is a synonym for quirk in fluke topic. You can use "Anomaly" instead a noun "Quirk", if it concerns topics such as chance.
Nearby Word: quirky
Synonyms for Quirk

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particular particular anomaly particular quirk
natural natural anomaly natural quirk
single single anomaly single quirk
definite definite anomaly definite quirk
Other adjectives: real, humorous, minor, odd, unknown, weird, strange, genetic, unexplained.
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