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causing vertigo, especially by being extremely high or steep

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Halfway across the lake, she thought in a vertiginous stumble

by Charlie Jane Anders
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2 years, 4 months ago


vertiginous attempt to classify the dung beetles of one corner of New Guinea

forgot the meaning again

—p.37 The Cleric of Treason (13) by George Steiner
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2 years, 6 months ago


largely responsible for the vertiginous increase in the top centile’s share of wealth in Britain and France during the Belle Époque.

r > g

—p.362 Merit and Inheritance in the Long Run (337) by Thomas Piketty
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2 years, 1 month ago


This vertiginous textual movement is resisted by readers who see no connection between the 'structuralist' Barthes and the wayward, dandified discourse of his later writings.

—p.12 Roots: structuralism and New Criticism (1) by Christopher Norris
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2 years, 1 month ago


their vertiginous self-recasting into capitalists and nationalists

—p.121 What Communism Was (99) by Georgi Derluguian
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2 years, 7 months ago


The vertiginous point where I turned back in the rain

—p.46 Farther Away (15) by Jonathan Franzen
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2 years, 5 months ago


To stand on the deck is to experience a vertiginous toppling of the frozen moment of launching.

—p.14 by Benjamin Noys
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1 year, 10 months ago


This vertiginous shift coincides with a condition of disorientation, of groundlessness.

—p.138 The Material Image (136) by Tony Wood
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2 years, 2 months ago


Growth averaged nearly 5 per cent between 2010 and 2014, while inequality remained vertiginous.

—p.111 The Battle of Bogotá (103) missing author
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2 years, 3 months ago


Portfolio [...] undergoes a vertiginous rise

caption for figure 1

—p.79 Bankspeak (75) by Dominique Pestre, Franco Moretti
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2 years, 3 months ago


the vertiginous awareness of disrobing in front of your computer

—p.115 by Tony Tulathimutte
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2 years, 3 months ago


we experience a vertiginous relationship to a select number of photographs of humans

—p.24 W. G. Sebald's Austerlitz (16) by James Wood
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2 years, 2 months ago


the vertiginous sensation of possessing Jesus's power

—p.14 Why? (1) by James Wood
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2 years, 1 month ago