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(verb) to protest or complain bitterly or vehemently; rail

5

it’s nevertheless hard to shake the suspicion that, for many of the people inveighing against the morality of child-rearing, the prospect of a life without children appears to be less a sacrifice than a relief

—p.5 On Choosing Life (5) by The Point
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it’s nevertheless hard to shake the suspicion that, for many of the people inveighing against the morality of child-rearing, the prospect of a life without children appears to be less a sacrifice than a relief

—p.5 On Choosing Life (5) by The Point
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(verb) to renounce upon oath / (verb) to reject solemnly / (verb) to abstain from; avoid

50

we have to be careful while doing so not to abjure the very sense of agency that we would need to sustain such a revolt

—p.50 Treat Yourself (41) by Apoorva Tadepalli
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we have to be careful while doing so not to abjure the very sense of agency that we would need to sustain such a revolt

—p.50 Treat Yourself (41) by Apoorva Tadepalli
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(noun) a system of religious mysticism teaching that perfection and spiritual peace are attained by annihilation of the will and passive absorption in contemplation of God and divine things / (noun) a passive withdrawn attitude or policy toward the world or worldly affairs / (noun) a state of calmness or passivity

73

The most well-known image of the quietist in the Republic is that of the philosopher in the bad city

—p.73 Quiet Time (69) missing author
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The most well-known image of the quietist in the Republic is that of the philosopher in the bad city

—p.73 Quiet Time (69) missing author
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(adj) having or encouraging an excessive interest in sexual matters

161

What could I possibly get out of this exercise in prurient professional curiosity?

—p.161 Idleness (161) missing author
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What could I possibly get out of this exercise in prurient professional curiosity?

—p.161 Idleness (161) missing author
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(adjective) of, relating to, or constituting a portent / (adjective) eliciting amazement or wonder; prodigious / (adjective) being a grave or serious matter / (adjective) self-consciously solemn or important; pompous / (adjective) ponderously excessive

172

The notes scrawled in the margins in my loopy high school hand proclaim such portentous platitudes as “orgasm = death,”

—p.172 The Real Lolita (171) by Becca Rothfield
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The notes scrawled in the margins in my loopy high school hand proclaim such portentous platitudes as “orgasm = death,”

—p.172 The Real Lolita (171) by Becca Rothfield
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(adjective) of or relating to dreams; dreamy

178

In J. G. Ballard’s eerily oneiric Crash, a cabal of car crash fetishists ejaculate into the orifices of gaping lesions

—p.178 The Real Lolita (171) by Becca Rothfield
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In J. G. Ballard’s eerily oneiric Crash, a cabal of car crash fetishists ejaculate into the orifices of gaping lesions

—p.178 The Real Lolita (171) by Becca Rothfield
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