mannerism


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His mannerisms stamped him as a man who had a correct sense of his personal superiority.
He was simple, direct, afraid of nothing, and he refused to waste time on conventional mannerisms.
It should be helpful also to indicate briefly some of the more specific mannerisms of pseudo-classical poetry, in addition to the general tendencies named above on page 190.
Many have adopted Nietzsche's mannerisms and word- coinages, who had nothing in common with him beyond the ideas and "business" they plagiarised; but the superficial observer and a large portion of the public, not knowing of these things,--not knowing perhaps that there are iconoclasts who destroy out of love and are therefore creators, and that there are others who destroy out of resentment and revengefulness and who are therefore revolutionists and anarchists,--are prone to confound the two, to the detriment of the nobler type.
He had lost flesh, his eyes were hollow, and he frequently betrayed in small mannerisms a nervousness wholly new and unfamiliar to him.
There is also a frequent habit in raising the intonation on the last word of every sentence and, now that this mannerism has been given a name - 'uptalk' - it will probably spread like wildfire.
Aamir Khan is often referred to as India's answer to Tom Hanks due his uncanny resemblance with the Hollywood actor and his mannerism in the trailer has reminded of 1994 hit Forrest Gump to his fans.
ISLAMABAD -- To educate young lawyers regarding court mannerism and professionalism the School of International Law (SIL) held an advocacy moot here in federal capital as part of its advocacy training for LLB (Hons) students.
This volume, Part D, of the Backpack edition begins with chapter 14 and page 400, and covers late Medieval Italy, late Medieval and early Renaissance northern Europe, Quattrocento Italy, mannerism in Cinquecento Italy, high Renaissance and mannerism in northern Europe and Spain, the Baroque in Italy and Spain, and the Baroque in northern Europe.
A "tell" may be defined as a mannerism through which one inadvertently reveals private attitudes and feelings, but in leaving such subtleties behind, Drake has created instead something more agitated and pertinent.
In an unassuming mannerism much like Will Rogers, Marosz's soft-spoken and deliberate pace reflects the loneliness of hundreds of men herded into compounds like animals, facing an endless succession of days filled with cold, hunger, darkness, and little hope.