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The charming custom of exchanging presents -- as opposed to the decidedly uncharming ones of exchanging shopping lists or payments -- has to involve informed guessing.
It was perfectly understandable that frenetic cheering erupted among the thousands of delegates present at the uncharming trade fair grounds on the outskirts of Paris when, after two weeks of tantalizing, tough and fraught negotiations, the final fall of the gavel signaled that an agreement had eventually been reached.
Soon Bob will cross paths with the equally damaged Nadia (Rapace), her uncharming ex-boyfriend Eric Deeds (Schoenaerts) and a gang of hardened Chechen criminals.
The same goes for the grass on outside shopping malls, and elsewhere - add up all the water that goes into these entirely uncharming pieces of turf each day and you can probably fill a Dubai Aquarium - or 10.
However, their preferences diverges in relation to the different types of "design styles", because 54% of them consider the label of Package 2 very colorful, dark and with little information, 17% prefer more rustic labels as is the case of Package 1, 46% like models of traditional labels and 29% consider that neutral and classic packaging add value to the wine, on the other hand, 17% found the rustic design (Package 1) ugly and uncharming.
The Panther claims that "conscience, conscience wou'd not let [Henry VIII] rest" until "old, uncharming Catherine [of Aragon] was remov'd" (III, 207, 209).
The only thing that would make me like this even less would be a cameo from the similarly uncharming non-comic Rob Schneider.
Pepys rattles on forever about the meanness of Penn's table--"a bad, nasty supper," "deadly foul" dishes--and the slatternliness of his household, the plainness of his ancient wife and of his deeply uncharming daughter--"ugly she is as heart could wish," which does not, however prevent him from fondling her--yet he is detached enough to recognize Penn as "the ablest man in England" to take over the job of Navy Comptroller, should the position become vacant.
Sandy remains an opaque figure, detached, uncharming and unsympathetic; the guilt and shame that have trapped this savvy man into denying himself and inadvertently hurting the people he loves feel oddly insubstantial.
Unlike Mansfield's essay, however, it is decidedly uncharming and offers no insights into interesting or important works of political thought.
The president told the businessmen that instead of faulting her for her failure to inspire or to lead, her critics and supporters should view her as the uncharming, hard-working person that she had always been.
This little bit of uncharming Web vandalism reminds me of the warnings these hacking incidents might proliferate as electronic intruders take advantage of any number of Y2K computer glitches.