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It can descend upon anyone from within a plane, a militant group, an oppressive state, a denigrating creed, a racist nationalism or an international cause .
This sort of behavior is purposely designed to make men feel powerful by denigrating women's bodies and women's pain.
20 (ANI): Residents of Moti Paneli, an obscure village in Gujarat's Rajkot district, which is the ancestral place of Pakistan founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah have sought apology from Jaswant Singh, the author of "Jinnah-India, Partition, Independence" for denigrating Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
JEDDAH: The Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) as well as the Muslim World League (MWL) yesterday condemned an Israeli TV program denigrating the Prophet Jesus and his mother Mary (peace be upon them).
O'Hurley enjoys that the series has brought couples dancing back into the limelight and the way it celebrates its contestants rather than denigrating them.
We must develop our identity without either denigrating others or becoming total relativists.
While entitled to his opinion ("the views expressed here are his own"), the appearance of such a denigrating characterization of religious belief in the pages of Church & State lends credence to the notion that Americans United is not pro-liberty, but anti-religion.
So begins a treacherous relationship between artist and model that's doomed from the start; the hunky but vulnerable Dyer is no match for Bacon's denigrating wit.
John Gillingham's modest yet substantial "The English Invasion of Ireland," for example, makes the point that the development of a sense of Englishness by contrast with various alien others really begins with the Anglo-Norman conquest of Ireland in the twelfth century, and that the works of Giraldus Cambrensis from the 1180s already contain the essential denigrating distinctions that would become the stock-in-trade of the "New English" of the sixteenth century, the Tudor bureaucrats sent out to subdue and civilize what was conceived of as the Irish wasteland.
Supporting Beavis and Butt-head's "oppositional" relationship to the rest of the network, Kennedy (a snarky female vj) announces the show by denigrating it--and you, the Beavis and Butt-head fan.
Ostrager went on to say, "So brazen is the Silverstein press initiative that it was commented upon in a prominent national news story published in Newsweek magazine denigrating Silverstein's attempts to reap a financial windfall from his 'loser case.
Ringo (inset) outraged his fellow Scousers a couple of years ago by denigrating Liverpool and I know as a Scouser that is something you should never do.