Because a torus is defined by only two constant radii, using toroidal geometry simplified and cheapened
By continually reassuring voters that there were easy fixes [for the budget], he cheapened
the discourse and undermined support for politicianswhis own budget director among them--who knew how painful the real cuts had to be and desperately needed public support to get them enacted.
That night, after detours with a Wall Street "chaos trader" and Calvin Meyers, a local Native-American activist whose painfully moving talk on the destruction of his lands by the US government is somehow cheapened
when I spot him later in the cashier's line with a slot bucket in his hand, Baudrillard returns to deliver his paper on "chance.
But when we aimed toward the luxury end, we felt it cheapened
The precious gift of life, once considered sacred, is now regularly discarded and cheapened
Huddersfield has one of the finest station frontages in Britain and now it has been cheapened
by using wrong materials.
In a nutshell: Chilling, fictionalized tale of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin and his Scottish doctor is smart socio-political filmmaking for its first hour, effectively tense but cheapened
intrigue thriller for its last half.
These genuine, sincere actions were later cheapened
and described by some southern press gentlemen as 'mawkish' and coloured with other cynical remarks.
Celebrity has been cheapened
to the point of absurdity.
The great strength of Diane Kunz's profound, thoughtful, and fundamentally useful book is that she stresses the grandeur of that post-war achievement, and then proceeds to show how it was tarnished, cheapened
, and undermined--but never destroyed--by successive generations of politicians.
We may well see the mystery of Christ cheapened
He added: "He's cheapened
it by body-swerving it all through his career.
I'm worried that our industry is being cheapened
, devalued because (some analysts) were caught in a period of hype.
That three minutes accomplishes everything Niccol fails at in the subsequent two hours: showing us how we've cheapened
life in the name of making a fast buck.
In reference to the five bloody killings in a fortnight, he added: "Human life has clearly been cheapened