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difficult to control; unruly; irritable and quarrelsome

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Why is Europe so clearly failing to emulate the United States, which also began life as a loose confederacy of fractious states before consolidating magnificently in response to its various existential crises?

I mean I don't know if I agree about the "magnificently" part but I guess he's comparing to Europe so fair enough

—p.ix Foreword to the Paperback Edition (ix) by Yanis Varoufakis
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3 years, 2 months ago


the party was internally fractious and snidely perceived as inaudible in national policy debates

the French Socialist party

—p.51 With or Without a Platform? (51) by Thomas Piketty
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3 years, 3 months ago


In Infinite Jest, however, the duality of the individual operates through a fractious dialectic.

—p.81 The Ideal Athlete: John Wayne in Infinite Jest (75) by Gregory Phipps
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3 years, 4 months ago


The neoliberal hegemony in the United States, for instance, came about by linking together the interests of economic liberals with those of social conservatives. This is a fractious (sometimes even contradictory) alliance, but it is one that finds common interests in the broad neoliberal framework by emphasising individual freedoms.

—p.134 A New Common Sense (129) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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3 years, 2 months ago


To make us appear even more fractious

—p.104 Flashdance (71) by Mary Karr
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3 years, 4 months ago


Rand’s posthumous appeal has not been limited to the fractious overlapping company of neoliberals, libertarians, conservatives, and right-wing politicians,

—p.10 Introduction. “What Is Good for Me Is Right” (1) by Lisa Duggan
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8 months, 2 weeks ago


The Marxists are a gaggle of émigrés, reprobates, scholars and workers, in a close weave of family, friendship and intellectual connections, political endeavour and polemic. They tangle in a fractious snarl.

—p.11 The Prehistory of 1917 (5) by China Miéville
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3 years, 1 month ago


the left's apathy and single-issue fractiousness and the right's hypocritical moralizing

—p.153 by Tony Tulathimutte
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3 years, 2 months ago


There are various broad fractious currents of thought on the left as to how to address the problems that now confront us.

—p.252 What is to be Done? And Who is Going to Do It? (215) by David Harvey
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3 years, 1 month ago