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sop (en)

(noun) a piece of food dipped or steeped in a liquid / (noun) a conciliatory or propitiatory bribe, gift, or gesture / (verb) to steep or dip in or as if in liquid / (verb) to wet thoroughly; soak / (verb) mop / (abbreviation) standard operating procedure; standing operating procedure

23

The Art Students League will be shrouded but kept barely alive as a sop to its billionaire neighbors; though they may not engage with it, they will have the comfort of knowing there is art close by.

—p.23 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

The Art Students League will be shrouded but kept barely alive as a sop to its billionaire neighbors; though they may not engage with it, they will have the comfort of knowing there is art close by.

—p.23 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

clear and obvious, in a stark or exaggerated form

24

the new venue’s art will be made to work, to prove a “fit” with the cultural tastes of the supertallified city: an injunction writ large in the choice of that utilitarian name

—p.24 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

the new venue’s art will be made to work, to prove a “fit” with the cultural tastes of the supertallified city: an injunction writ large in the choice of that utilitarian name

—p.24 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

the partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object

25

a single file of passers-by, stooped and penumbral and annihilated by the vertical power of the supertalls

—p.25 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

a single file of passers-by, stooped and penumbral and annihilated by the vertical power of the supertalls

—p.25 The Needles and the Damage Done (20) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

the obtaining of sexual pleasure by looking at nude bodies, erotic photographs, etc, especially as a substitute for actual sexual participation

37

Film had been a consciously scopophilic medium since the days of keyhole spying in early cinema works

—p.37 A Thousand Unblinking Eyes: A History (36) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

Film had been a consciously scopophilic medium since the days of keyhole spying in early cinema works

—p.37 A Thousand Unblinking Eyes: A History (36) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary

66

the inchoate lurchings of an American right-wing libertarian movement

—p.66 A Crime and a Pastime (66) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

the inchoate lurchings of an American right-wing libertarian movement

—p.66 A Crime and a Pastime (66) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) defensive wall

117

the institutional bulwarks of democratic life

—p.117 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

the institutional bulwarks of democratic life

—p.117 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(adjective) marked by a tendency in favor of a particular point of view; biased

120

to minimize the context of war while it was still a recent memory was tendentious

—p.120 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

to minimize the context of war while it was still a recent memory was tendentious

—p.120 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) a long, mournful complaint or lamentation; a list of woes

121

Losing Ground was much more grounded in behavioral psychology and the idea that all people sought to maximize their pleasure at the least possible cost than in any jeremiad about cultural drift and mastery

—p.121 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago

Losing Ground was much more grounded in behavioral psychology and the idea that all people sought to maximize their pleasure at the least possible cost than in any jeremiad about cultural drift and mastery

—p.121 The White Man, Unburdened (114) missing author
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1 year, 3 months ago