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unorthodox

1. Unconventional. Not in conformity with generally accepted standards of care.
2. Bizarre. Unscientific. Irrational.
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That's not to say The Unorthodox Ox is spiritual per say; just that the kinds of life-changing revelations the protagonist evolves to understand are those that ultimately involve us all in choices surrounding rebirth, change and death.
Since September 2008, the motivation for the simultaneous pursuit of unorthodox monetary policies in the major industrialized economies has been broadly similar.
I never saw any wrongdoing and whilst his lifestyle may have been a bit unorthodox, I don't believe that it was criminal.
Drawing on the classic works of Chinese military thought, Sawyer demonstrates that deceptive practices and unorthodox approaches are the norm rather than the exception.
Argentina also employed unorthodox tax policies (exports and financial transactions.
One of his most unorthodox campaigns was in 2004 when he used his own builder's van to block the entrance to a recreation ground to back residents opposing the redevelopment of the site as a multi-use games area.
he has a great feel for his body so he is able to repeat -- I wouldn't say unorthodox -- but a delivery you wouldn't see every day.
Stephen Bush's new landscape paintings are a luridly unorthodox contribution to the genre, but they nonetheless share one of its central themes: nature as an expression of the psyche.
Shortly after Ben and his family arrive in the Keys, they discover that this Christmas will indeed be different when they meet a young girl named Mica who lives an unorthodox life with her marine biologist father.
One highlight of the book is the glossary that lists Brookes's own, unorthodox and humorous, but insightful definitions (opinions).
Priestley's unorthodox political and religious views landed him in exile in America, and Lavoisier's secretiveness contributed to his eventual execution on the guillotine.
We're orthodox in belief but unorthodox in practice.