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queer

And a slang term referring to male homosexuality.
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So Sylvie and I had to share the soup between us, and to pretend to enjoy it, for it certainly was very queerly cooked.
The combination was queerly suggestive of a sexton; but when Brown remembered the deaf servant who dug potatoes, he thought it natural enough.
These have been treated very carefully--and very queerly.
For a week or two, Jo behaved so queerly that her sisters were quite bewildered.
He stopped and looked round at the lovely gray tangle about him, and his round eyes looked queerly happy.
Simonov, with whom I was left tete-a-tete, was in a state of vexation and perplexity, and looked at me queerly.
The eyes winked three times, and then they turned up to the ceiling and down to the floor and rolled around so queerly that they seemed to see every part of the room.
His sight of Katharine had put him queerly out of tune for a domestic evening.
Hurley's insistence, however, that perversion remain central to queer-theorizing works to ensure that the act of reading queerly endures as a politicized engagement with the ideological norms of a text and with the radicalizing potential of queer theory.
Queerly Remembered: Rhetorics for Representing the GLBTQ Past
Diane Anderson-Minshall is an editor-at-large for The Advocate, editor-in-chief of Plus magazine, and co-author of the memoir Queerly Beloved.
Many of the individual works in the exhibition were engaging, but the cumulative power of this visual intervention was greatly magnified for me by the large number of queerly Mexican images on display in a prominent public venue visited by thousands of people.