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This sketchiness is increased by the temporal distance between the event and interpretation time.
The sketchiness of these three points is precisely why so many diverse individuals identify themselves as evangelicals and why the net catches even those who eschew the word.
In spite of the relative sketchiness of the Candide episodes--attributable to Voltaire's highly focused intent in injecting them midway in his contephilosophique as well as to the brevity of that genre itself--compared to the depth and breadth of Roa Bastos's novel, the French text is detailed enough to serve as a highly resonant intertext for the latter.
This is followed by a consideration of some of the more contemporary changes, changes which reflect renewed policy sketchiness in the retirement income policy field, viz.
Competing programs and visions are characterized with dismissive sketchiness, as if to suggest their intellectual and practical irrelevance.
This last point deserves considerable elaboration, not something that I have very much space for, so I must beg indulgence from the reader for my sketchiness.
Shortly after Colin Powell's February 2003 speech before the United Nations, Dean stated, "I was impressed not by the vastness of the evidence presented by the Secretary, but rather by its sketchiness.
Despite its indistinct sketchiness, the image is remarkably vivid and acquires particular poignancy by the fact that the sitter was nearly blind.
But the main problem that has bedeviled the ``X-Men'' movies -- too many characters -- isn't of Ratner's making, and given that ``The Last Stand'' adds even more mutants to the mix while lopping a good half-hour off the running time, it's hard to lay all the blame on Ratner for the film's sketchiness.
The bold application of paint, the juxtaposition of dark and light, and the draftsmanship's sketchiness have marked Manet's canvases as modern, but are here reversed by the slick surface of the photograph and the blinding glare produced by the camera.
Because of this sketchiness, An Amazing Grace can be an occasionally frustrating read.