Unusually
Unusual Un*u"su*al, a. Not usual; uncommon; rare; as, an unusual season; a person of unusual grace or erudition. -- {Un*u"su*al*ly}, adv. -- {Un*u"su*al*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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