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  • departing from norms or conventions [Princeton Review]
  • deviating from the recognized or customary character, practice, etc.; irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd: eccentric conduct; an eccentric person [Webster]
  • unusual; peculiar; not conventional or normal [Barron]
  • deviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct especially in odd or whimsical ways [Taisha]

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