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Therefore, if they use deprecatory language regarding LGB people, they are not acting in a manner of a social worker (Canda & Furman, 1999; Todd & Coholic, 2007).
No man is perfect but, as a Muslim, the author is eloquent about the merits of the deceased and deprecatory of their flaws - for they must have possessed their share of faults.
Glitz makes the point in the first chapter, for example, that it is important to distinguish the deprecatory modern conception of "Victorian" from its earliest usage but fails to explain why this is vital in the context of the family chronicle.
Since contemporary artists, cognizant of the socially critical legacy of the avant-garde, more readily align themselves with a culture of dissent than with any positions implying esteem for the status quo, it is not surprising that the employment of science and technology in the manipulation of nature should today be most often addressed by art in apprehensive if not outright deprecatory tones.
Moreover, his stance towards iconicity is less than clear, as he begins by endorsing the iconicity principle as generally valid, but by the end of the paper he appears deprecatory of the entire notion and its proponents.
Greene notes that Mina Benson Hubbard, despite her deprecatory remarks about her own abilities, nevertheless corrected earlier inaccuracies and errors in mapping that existed in A.
Horwitz introduces us to the word and idea of "farb," a deprecatory term meaning fake or not hardcore, as related to Civil War reenactments.
I heard Coleman's deprecatory remark about money often repeated by panelists and attendees.
This collection vigorously counteracts the homophobia and sexism as well as the deprecatory responses to Lowell's visceral presence that have characterized much criticism to date.
Merton did write about his life in the monastery and the search for contemplation with a deprecatory style that engaged the reader in his search.
The "fastest girl in town" (59) label accentuates and casts a deprecatory shadow onto Billie Delia's racial otherness, and she eventually leaves Ruby.
The tone is deprecatory throughout, and 30 cartoons, many of which are full page, reinforce the ridicule and derision.
Indeed, the jacket copy reveals all: An admiring quotation from a North Vietnamese suggesting the inevitability of the war's outcome; deprecatory comments on the "ineptness and corruption" of the South Vietnamese and the "waffling and self-deceived" White Houses of Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon; and references to the "enemy's unbroken will and America's fatal miscalculations.
Despite the terrible implications of the slave trade for contemporary history, the topic has fallen victim to a deprecatory ideology.
1-2 - "Contigeris nostros, Caesar, si forte libellos,/terrarum dominum pone supercilium" (If you by chance take up our books, Caesar,/put away that stern look that rules the world) - where Martial similarly assumes a deprecatory tone before the emperor.