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heterodox

adjective uk   /ˈhet.ər.ə.dɒks/ us    /ˈhet̬.ɚ.ə.dɑːks/ formal
(of beliefs, ideas, or activities) different to and opposing generally accepted beliefs or standards: His opinions have always been distinctly heterodox.
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Strange, suspicious and unnatural
heterodoxy
noun [U] uk   /-dɒk.si/ us    /-dɑːk.si/
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