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While critical geographers and anthropologists have written persuasively of the need for a 'liberation ecology' through which to articulate 'different possibilities for relationships with each other and the non-human world,' the case of Ecuador demonstrates that even such alternative forms of value enshrined at the highest levels of law are only falteringly, partially, and often misleadingly implemented in ways more consonant with the ecosystem services approach (Fletcher 2012: 179).
As Manmohan Singh falteringly tries to regain the halo of the economic miracle maker with his infrastructure push, we present the eight men who will help him fight the most difficult battle of his life
13) Provisional practices and laws in the Bible, even when falteringly applied, improved immensely on other regional codes of the era.
I spoke falteringly of how I had come across the bird.
Residential markets in the Baltic States seem to be recovering, albeit falteringly and with a new realisation that house prices really can go down as well as up, which should bring a new realism.
But increasingly, if sometimes falteringly, governments, knowing that genies can never be squeezed back into the bottles from which they sprang, are bringing the Web's most lucrative businesses within their own legal frameworks.
Falteringly, the silica chip launched the long journey towards the silicon chip but--because minerals are found not randomly, but in specific veins, quarries, pits, seams, beds and seeps-it also launched the first economic maps of the world.
Falteringly, Ros said the memories that they had as a family would always remain in their hearts: "I have questions going round in my head.
Dear Suzie," she began falteringly, "we're all together now, aren't we?
This lucid and unobtrusive realism employed natural light and the long takes idealized by Bazin, rarely ruptured by shot-countershot or analytic cutting, depending instead on slow, discreet zooms that pinion Rohmer's characters within the frame, where they are prodded to disclose their inner beings, which they falteringly, sometimes fatuously do, often unable to discern their true selves in the verbiage they expend on the task.