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(noun) revenge / (noun) a usually political policy designed to recover lost territory or status

4

small right-wing criminal class within the larger corrupt American political class — a mixture of white supremacists, “law and order” fascists, and the inevitable finance-industry revanchists

—p.4 The Intellectual Situation (1) by n+1
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small right-wing criminal class within the larger corrupt American political class — a mixture of white supremacists, “law and order” fascists, and the inevitable finance-industry revanchists

—p.4 The Intellectual Situation (1) by n+1
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Composed by candlelight, or by night; of or pertaining to night studies; laborious or painstaking / a piece of writing, typically a pedantic or overelaborate one

10

These orations come to us as the lucubrations of a solitary wise man, grappling with American history, with race, with fate and freedom.

—p.10 The Obama Speeches (9) missing author
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These orations come to us as the lucubrations of a solitary wise man, grappling with American history, with race, with fate and freedom.

—p.10 The Obama Speeches (9) missing author
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(noun) the concluding part of a discourse and especially an oration / (noun) a highly rhetorical speech

13

Time returns in the peroration, but in a different way: as an expression, Lincoln-like, of humility.

—p.13 The Obama Speeches (9) missing author
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Time returns in the peroration, but in a different way: as an expression, Lincoln-like, of humility.

—p.13 The Obama Speeches (9) missing author
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(adjective) having the same or coincident boundaries / (adjective) coextensive in scope or duration

28

For Obama, American interests as defined by the national-security state were coterminous with the world’s interests.

—p.28 Decolonizing Obama (20) by Aziz Rana
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For Obama, American interests as defined by the national-security state were coterminous with the world’s interests.

—p.28 Decolonizing Obama (20) by Aziz Rana
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(noun) the Greek Muse of heroic poetry / (noun) a keyboard musical instrument resembling an organ and consisting of a series of whistles sounded by steam or compressed air

92

Every day, taking the elevator up and down for cig breaks, I’d study these murals — I’d try to resist their calliope charms.

—p.92 The Last Last Summer (71) by Joshua Cohen
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Every day, taking the elevator up and down for cig breaks, I’d study these murals — I’d try to resist their calliope charms.

—p.92 The Last Last Summer (71) by Joshua Cohen
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(adjective) true genuine

126

he gives an echt-Dana quote

—p.126 Don't Be Scared Homie (111) missing author
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he gives an echt-Dana quote

—p.126 Don't Be Scared Homie (111) missing author
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(adjective) marked by lack of definite plan, regularity, or purpose / (adjective) not connected with the main subject / (adjective) disappointing in progress, performance, or quality

196

Romanian cinema has the special power of finding the murkiest, most desultory way to film petty squabbles and bureaucratic nightmares

—p.196 On the New York Film Festival (183) by A S Hamrah
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Romanian cinema has the special power of finding the murkiest, most desultory way to film petty squabbles and bureaucratic nightmares

—p.196 On the New York Film Festival (183) by A S Hamrah
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(noun) a durable plain-woven usually cotton fabric for use in clothing, curtains, building, and industry / (noun) a theater drop that appears opaque when a scene in front is lighted and transparent or translucent when a scene in back is lighted / (noun) something likened to a theater scrim

202

She was sharp enough to erect a critical scrim between the reader and her often ridiculous, often unscrupulous protagonists, but warm enough to make the youthful fantasy relatable

—p.202 On Tama Janowitz (198) missing author
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She was sharp enough to erect a critical scrim between the reader and her often ridiculous, often unscrupulous protagonists, but warm enough to make the youthful fantasy relatable

—p.202 On Tama Janowitz (198) missing author
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