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(noun) the scum that forms on the surface of molten metal / (noun) waste or foreign matter; impurity / (noun) something that is base, trivial, or inferior

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any particular morality has its dross, those elements which are no more than a defense of limited social interests and class values

—p.25 On style (15) by Susan Sontag
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6 years, 10 months ago


The voice set in the writing overwhelmed me, enthralled me even more than when we talked face to face: it was completely cleansed of the dross of speech, of the confusion of the oral

—p.227 Adolescence: The Story of the Shoes (87) by Elena Ferrante
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11 months, 2 weeks ago


According to scientific chauvinism, astrology is the dross left over by the slow transformation of superstition into astrophysics

—p.180 12 Theses on Astrology (175) by Sam Kriss
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2 years, 7 months ago


Certainly it needs to be rigorously reworked and the dross jettisoned

—p.60 Blindspots Abut Western Marxism: A Reply to Dallas Smythe (59) missing author
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5 years, 11 months ago