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Modesty, in other words, starts to impede The Impact of Race, discouraging King from offering anything more than tantalizing glimpses into such fascinating experiences as his time with James Brown in Africa.
He wanted to give them exposure in a context that would completely change the meaning of their message by introducing something of the tantalizing self-reflection that is usually part of the framework for "cultural presentation.
Among the delicious recipes you'll find Snickerdoodles, Peanut Butter Twist Brownies, Mocha Madness Cake, Chocolate Caramel Boston Cream Pie, Tantalizing Truffle Pie, Swirled Raspberry Cheesecake, Jelly-Filled Donuts, Melt in Your Mouth Fudge, and Toasted Coconut Pecan Frosting.
Dave Garets, Gartner Group Vice President for Healthcare research, notes, "While technology is tantalizing, the market is filled with tools that have yet to prove their effectiveness or ROI.
Perhaps the most tantalizing film not shown at the festival was the Grigsby-produced, David Wellington-directed MOW, Blessed Stranger: After Flight 111.
and re-opens in the evening for tantalizing gourmet dinners.
The most frustrating element is how Lock limits their range of motion with recurring steps and gestures, tantalizing us with all his dancers could do if he would let them.
Some tantalizing preliminary studies had indicated this protein might be useful in a number of diseases.
Connolly works his usual tantalizing magic as complications twist what once seemed a straightforward case.
Kaye's "The Tantalizing Possiblity of Living on the Plains"; Claire Omhovere's The Melting of Time in Thomas Wharton's Icefields"; Nina van Gessel's "Autogeology: Limestone and Life Narrative in Carol Shields's The Stone Diaries"; Heidi Slettedahl MacPherson's "Coyote as Culprit: 'Her-story' and the Feminist Fantastic in Gail Anderson-Dargatz's The Cure for Death by Lightning"; Russell Morton Brown's "Robert Kroetsch, Marshall McLuhan, and Canada's Prairie Postmodernism: The Aberhart Effect"; S.
Nevertheless, Hall gives an overwhelmingly optimistic view of nanotechnology and a tantalizing glimpse of changes to come.