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Engles said a hundred years ago that in the horrors of capitalist decay there were only two subjects for the artist--the showing of the moribund, the dead corpse of a dying society, or of the viable, the rising of the new society out of the death of the old.
It was she who instilled a new lease of life into the moribund carcass of the NHS, left behind by the outgoing Labour government.
The finish is dry and awakens even the most moribund, sun-poisoned sensibilities.
When Acura replaces its moribund RL this fall it will not have the V8 powerplant or rear-wheel-drive conventional wisdom now demands of any new luxury flagship.
The ambitious plan is just one of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed elixirs for the moribund system.
The parents are in denial about the moribund state of the animal--the father (Deirdre Logue) puts it to bed and reads to it, while the mother (Allyson Mitchell) is an energetic sort who thinks all it needs is a bit of fresh air and exercise.
On past expeditions to a different part of Siberia, the researchers studied another moribund Turkic language, Tofa, which has many terms useful in herding reindeer.
Robinson takes advantage of the burgeoning studies about the great influence that John Foxe's oft-reprinted Acres and Monuments, or Book of Martyrs, had on early modern England in order to revive and extend our understanding of later history plays generally deemed moribund.
A dubious truism advanced by American commentators these days is that the Arab press is moribund and censorious, if not brimming with hateful incitement.
Optional free membership gains access to discussion groups, but these seem pretty moribund at the moment.
you've taken a moribund publication and yanked it into the next century.
How tragic it is that they've combined to make jazz moribund.