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quixotic

adjective uk   /kwɪkˈsɒt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈsɑː.t̬ɪk/ literary
having or showing ideas that are different and unusual but not practical or likely to succeed: This is a vast, exciting and some say quixotic project.Useless and futile
quixotically
adverb uk   /kwɪkˈsɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈsɑː.t̬ɪ-/
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