Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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coruscating

Their eyes had become so accustomed to gazing at the sea through the coruscation of air and water that they picked up small boats that were, for some reason, too small for radar

—p.222 Chapter 7 – Shipboard Work (219) by Laleh Khalili
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variegated

These security measures provide spaces in which states intentionally exercise a ‘variegated sovereignty’ in which there is little or no corporate tax, little or no income tax for noncitizens, no customs or tariffs, and very little regulation.

—p.111 Chapter 3 – Palimpsests of Law and Corporate Sovereigns (87) by Laleh Khalili
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abeyance

States can also choose to create enclaves where laws and regulations are held in abeyance, ostensibly to spur commerce.

—p.108 Chapter 3 – Palimpsests of Law and Corporate Sovereigns (87) by Laleh Khalili
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portentous

But the case is notable for the portentous and pedantic elaborations made by the arbitrator,

—p.103 Chapter 3 – Palimpsests of Law and Corporate Sovereigns (87) by Laleh Khalili
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