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(43) By inserting this strict proportionality requirement, he infelicitously attached a justificatory constraint to the defense of duress.
The ideological stance of Cornelius Friebott, so infelicitously exhibited in the book's title and therefore taken as the novel's message, is undermined and corroded in the course of his life, its last phase in particular.
acarama-: Read 'among whom no one is the last/least' for 'among them no one is less than the others' (infelicitously phrased definition).
The Holyrood exhibition catalogue, which will have a shelf life beyond the timescale of the show, goes further than Campbell in discussing more fully what are infelicitously described as 'mini-images'--the discreet, independent religious allegories disposed behind the main protagonists in the De Vries.
We are invited to consider whether the rationale behind Wordsworth's decision to replace the infelicitously cropped engraving from H.
Hare's infelicitously labeled distinction in Moral Thinking: Its Levels, Method and Point between "archangels" and "proles." R.M.
The first she sees has been infelicitously cut in two, an apt metaphor for the dividers and divisions that permeate the film.
Kennedy contrasts Burton's abiding fascination with homosexuality--a constant from his early days in India--with what he infelicitously calls his "homosocial" proclivities; in other words, those stag evenings at the Club.
Now there is not simply war; there is the infelicitously labeled "asymmetric war," the David-vs.-Goliath rubric for the emergent norm of dissimilar adversaries employing dissimilar means against one another.
The literature describes (infelicitously, alas) such coalitions and their fruits as "pacted transitions," so called because a tacit agreement or pact between moderates inside the government and in opposition is necessary for a transition toward democratic rule.
abjection and/or launched infelicitously into rage) one makes the
These worries were grounded in reality: there is no dearth of evidence to suggest that the fate of the First New Deal can be explained by the fact that the statutes were drained with scant attention to (and even flagrant disregard for) existing constitutional law; that inadequate attention was given to the selection and cultivation of promising test cases; and that the legal arguments offered in its defense were poorly framed and infelicitously presented.