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The All Blacks had an aura of invincibility when you go through a period like that.
As a company achieves institutional success it is exposed to a creeping virus that often manifests itself in the form of entitlement and invincibility.
And even if he could someday find himself in combat, Samuels has an 18-year-old's sense of invincibility.
It is Bradsher's book that will likely do the most damage to years of clever marketing aimed at constructing the Yuppie appeal and perceived invincibility of a vehicle that has been one of Detroit's most lucrative products.
During the investigation dialogue, two additional issues developed: First, would helmets increase the vaulter's perceived feeling of invincibility and safety, causing him to take chances he may not otherwise take?
The portraits are presented without contextualization, but even viewers without a knowledge of the images' specific origins will be instantly aware of their superhero aura of invincibility.
Darren has been raised by his white father and black mother to a state of supreme self-confidence, with a sense of entitlement and invincibility.
A RING of extremist cults claiming to possess mystical powers of invincibility have been uncovered by authorities in Malaysia.
However, in elections last fall a rival politician, Abdurrahman Wahid, won the presidency--and Suharto's cloak of invincibility has started to fray.
He was sometimes portrayed wearing armor, perhaps to suggest ironic parallels between warfare and romance or to symbolize the invincibility of love.
Fromm's decision to tackle the wild that winter was fueled mostly by the mountain-man mentality and a young man's belief in his own invincibility.
Its reputation for invincibility was forever gone and its decline continued slowly but inexorably.