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(noun) defensive wall

8

Donald Trump has presented a unique challenge for a newspaper trying to remain a liberal, pluralistic bulwark of truth against revanchism without simultaneously veering too far into left territory

—p.8 The Gray Zone Lady (6) by Ross Barkan
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Donald Trump has presented a unique challenge for a newspaper trying to remain a liberal, pluralistic bulwark of truth against revanchism without simultaneously veering too far into left territory

—p.8 The Gray Zone Lady (6) by Ross Barkan
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5 months, 1 week ago

(verb) to wear off the skin of; abrade / (verb) to censure scathingly

9

The Times, in turn, chose this print headline to sum up Trump’s address after the Dayton and El Paso shootings: “Trump Urges Unity vs. Racism.” It was properly excoriated

—p.9 The Gray Zone Lady (6) by Ross Barkan
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The Times, in turn, chose this print headline to sum up Trump’s address after the Dayton and El Paso shootings: “Trump Urges Unity vs. Racism.” It was properly excoriated

—p.9 The Gray Zone Lady (6) by Ross Barkan
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(verb) to give a false impression of / (verb) to present an appearance not in agreement with / (verb) to show (something) to be false or wrong / (verb) to run counter to; contradict / (verb) disguise

19

discussing the skills required to do unskilled jobs belies an undeniable reality: much of this work has been deliberately de-skilled in the traditional industrial sense

—p.19 We Keep You Alive (14) by Lizzie O'Shea
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discussing the skills required to do unskilled jobs belies an undeniable reality: much of this work has been deliberately de-skilled in the traditional industrial sense

—p.19 We Keep You Alive (14) by Lizzie O'Shea
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(adjective) of or relating to shepherds or herdsmen; pastoral / (adjective) relating to or typical of rural life / (adjective) idyllic

29

The website’s images call to mind a bucolic existence, where children play on green grass and dads tend the barbeque and everyone has something to smile about.

—p.29 Misery Makers (28) by The Baffler
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The website’s images call to mind a bucolic existence, where children play on green grass and dads tend the barbeque and everyone has something to smile about.

—p.29 Misery Makers (28) by The Baffler
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(noun) sleight of hand / (noun) a display of skill or adroitness

41

There was a frenzy of elaborate and expensive tax-dodging legerdemain on all sides, a symphonic interplay of shell companies and shifted debt

—p.41 Replacement-Level Billionaires (38) by The Baffler
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There was a frenzy of elaborate and expensive tax-dodging legerdemain on all sides, a symphonic interplay of shell companies and shifted debt

—p.41 Replacement-Level Billionaires (38) by The Baffler
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(verb) to promote the growth or development of; rouse incite

78

When I became aware that you had upbraided Obama for fomenting class warfare, I couldn’t even imagine what set you off. It seemed comical. Here’s a president who brought Wall Street allies into his administration from the get-go.

—p.78 An Open Letter to Leon Cooperman (76) by The Baffler
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When I became aware that you had upbraided Obama for fomenting class warfare, I couldn’t even imagine what set you off. It seemed comical. Here’s a president who brought Wall Street allies into his administration from the get-go.

—p.78 An Open Letter to Leon Cooperman (76) by The Baffler
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calmness and composure, especially in a difficult situation

89

the new heroines of contemporary fiction possess a kind of anhedonic equanimity, more numb than overwhelmed

—p.89 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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the new heroines of contemporary fiction possess a kind of anhedonic equanimity, more numb than overwhelmed

—p.89 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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(noun) a literary term coined by Alexander Pope to describe to describe amusingly failed attempts at sublimity (an effect of anticlimax created by an unintentional lapse in mood from the sublime to the trivial or ridiculous); adj is "bathetic"

92

whose death on 9/11 seems to cinch the narrator’s redemption in the novel’s bathetic conclusion

—p.92 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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whose death on 9/11 seems to cinch the narrator’s redemption in the novel’s bathetic conclusion

—p.92 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group, which lessens social cohesion and fosters decline; popularized by French sociologist Émile Durkheim in his influential book Suicide

93

From adolescent traumas to adulthood indignities, their anomie has been overdetermined

—p.93 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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From adolescent traumas to adulthood indignities, their anomie has been overdetermined

—p.93 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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(adjective) of or relating to rogues or rascals / (adjective) of, relating to, suggesting, or being a type of fiction dealing with the episodic adventures of a usually roguish protagonist / (noun) one that is picaresque

95

emerges instead as a surreal picaresque

—p.95 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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emerges instead as a surreal picaresque

—p.95 I’m Not Feeling Good at All (86) by The Baffler
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