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deforce

to withhold property, especially land, wrongfully or by force from the rightful owner or to eject or keep forcibly from possession of property.
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Be it Ever So Humble is a tour deforce. It is intelligent, engaging and stimulating.
Ademas de rescatar la resena del frivolo encapsulamiento que no duda en etiquetar el tomo que mas venda como un "tour deforce", Epstein, Silvers et al tambien rescataron la critica literaria de todas aquellas torres de marfil que parecian empenarse en producir libros ilegibles.
It might be argued that translation into Irish would have further enhanced the volume but, as it stands, the anthology is already a tour deforce. The task of coordinating the twenty-eight writers and translators involved in the project is certainly no mean achievement.
TOUR DEFORCE Emulate the Tour de France big boys in July by tackling Yorkshire's Leeds-to-H arrogate leg for charities including Macmillan.
En este tour deforce, las ideas de Norberto Bobbio desempenaron un papel importante para romper con la idea de que la democracia estaba casada con el capitalismo.
In an earlier book, The War for Righteousness, Richard Gamble related how the liberal, progressive, humanity-saving segment of the American clergy repositioned themselves as ruthless (armchair) war-makers in support of the World War I "crusade for democracy." His latest work, a mild-mannered but incisive tour deforce of intellectual history, examines a particular aspect of American self-perception-and finds it seriously problematic.
Dieter Deforce from the University of Ghent, one of the NXTGNT partners.
So, for instance, before scrutinizing Flaubert, Arac masterfully describes the important theoretical takes on realista, ranging from New Criticism to structuralism and post-, from Marxista to Foucauldianism, in a three-page tour deforce he self-deprecatingly calls the "breathtakingly high road of rapid summary" (113).
It was a technological tour deforce, and one that certainly prefigured Ford SYNC and MyFord Touch.
This chapter is a tour deforce for readers engaged in the research and development of new molecules.
In the end, one can only marvel at the major tour deforce the author has achieved.
In doing so, Spacks creates a veritable tour deforce that inexorably leads one through a story all too often seen or presented as impenetrable, complicated, dull, or irrelevant to 21st-century readers.