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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunaccountablyun‧ac‧count‧a‧bly /ˌʌnəˈkaʊntəbli/ adverb [sentence adverb]  used to say that something is very surprising and difficult to explain Unaccountably, the woman had refused. The planned military assault on the city yesterday was unaccountably delayed.
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unaccountablyA planned military assault on Mactan yesterday was unaccountably delayed.Inside the cottage it was snug enough, but we were living rough as our furniture had been unaccountably delayed.Once the car was gone, the police unaccountably ignored me.Raedecker, unaccountably, is the bookmaker's current favourite, at 13-8.He could become so unaccountably miserable that a small amount of collusion some-times did him a world of good.Then they unaccountably scorned three easy points, when Llanelli's centres strayed offside, by deciding to tap a penalty.Less than 50 yards from the winning post, the horse unaccountably staggered, collapsed to the ground, and failed to finish.The first time she brought him flowers - a posy of crocuses in a glass jar - he suddenly and unaccountably wept.
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