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Beyond these, I suspect we will need to consider the comics campaigns in quite different terms, in particular for the way these comic books arose from, but abrasively encountered, a set of hopes and fears engendered out of post-World War II reconstruction.
Miraculously, he has maintained his independent attitudes and even a much-needed sense of humour while negotiating the mine-littered desert of educational discourse, and has emerged uniquely equipped to comment cogently and abrasively on our current dilemma.
For example, antiblock agents may abrasively remove the fluoropolymer coating from the die face (17), or the filler in some highly filled resins will drool onto the surface even with a processing aid (6, 17).
THERE have been three: 1937 (with Janet Gaynor and Frederic March, abrasively written by Dorothy Parker), 1954 (with Judy Garland and James Mason) and 1976 (Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson).
But Perry, who has worked in the private sector as a Pentagon contractor, embodies the military-industrial complex as much as Inman, only less abrasively.
Unfazed by business issues such as feasibility, price, cost, competitive positions, and customer acceptance, they abrasively dismissed anyone championing a product that was not software oriented as just another "device guy.
FOX Sports arrogantly, obnoxiously, and abrasively picks on Florida and Florida State fans by saying they are among the 10 most obnoxious fan bases in the country.
She's a piece of work - malicious, uncompromisingly dictatorial, and abrasively funny at everyone else's expense.
Agnes seemed to have an internal one: all the parts of her sensibility rubbed abrasively against each other" (56).
A lone bongo-drummer was gently thump-thump-thumping out a hypnotic rhythm which jarred abrasively with the bongo drums that were sounding in Ashley's head.
Several studies have examined the effect of abrasive machining on morphological and structural characteristics of wood cells, (2-5) mainly with a focus to relate the features of abrasively machined wood to wood-adhesive bonding and adhesive performance.
Speak persuasively, not abrasively, no matter what the topic * Make it safe for others to share honest opinions * Deal with people who either clam up or blow up