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Example sentences for contretemps

One of her lingering challenges will be the contretemps over the birds.
Over the years large hunks of its blowzy decoration have been removed, leaving it more curiosity than contretemps.
There's a contretemps with gangsters and a kidnapping before a happy ending can be realized.
That's a lesson that should have emerged clearly from this contretemps.
It was not his last contretemps with colonial authorities.
He also invents some delightful pictorial arrangements expressing contretemps.
That's what this contretemps is about, and that's the problem that needs to be addressed.

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