anomaly

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1. Deviation from the norm; something unusual. "Bob searched the data for anomalies that would indicate that there was an error with the system."
2. Medicine: a physical defect or abnormality.

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Dave's doctor told him that he was a medical anomaly because the tumor shrunk on its own, and they no longer needed to do radiation.
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He thought that making the shot was an anomaly, but it turned out that he was actually pretty good at basketball.
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