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someone who selects according to the eclectic method

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selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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Choose to stay in one of a handful of private cottages, eclectically constructed from bamboo grown on the property, or in the communal Opua House.
One lucky reader wil get their hands on the band's Live at Somerset House DVD, their eclectically amazing Late Night Tales compilation and iconic long players Final Straw, Eyes Open, A Hundred Million Suns and their essential, all-encom-passing Best Of.
Eclectically bizarre, these stories are unified by Nutting's deadpan prose, which skewers human vanity ranging from celebrity culture to environmental neglect.
Not only is his material eclectically well-choreographed but the methodological pluralism Wacquant deploys is an important theoretical innovation in and of itself--not only claiming that an analysis of one side of the penal/welfare nexus must necessarily include the other, but insisting on a combined materialist and symbolic approach.
These ideas, which frame the narrative, do not get much explicit airing, and this may lead some readers to see the book's detail as eclectically selected.
Part 2, "Culture: Bodies, Desires, and Sexual Identities," ranges eclectically across diverse contexts, from the academy to the church and popular evangelical culture, to AIDS in Africa and the ambivalent attractions of hip-hop for white U.
and eclectically, from a variety of theoretical sources, and the result is an appropriately nuanced account of peacemaking that smartly frustrates traditional boundaries.
One of Vargas Llosa's heroes is Isaiah Berlin, the liberal thinker and Oxford philosopher, about whom Vargas Llosa has published a number of eloquent essays focusing especially on the duality of the hedgehog and the fox, which, according to Berlin, represent the two ways of approaching the world: one boiling down everything to a single idea, the other looking at things eclectically.
Though he eclectically draws from reliable published sources, much of Gormley's information is derived from personal interviews, and these accounts inform and contextualize.
Its Marketplace stores are smaller in size than multidepartment stores but more eclectically merchandised than combos.
On economic matters, he drew eclectically from contending theories--modernization, structuralism, dependency and the East Asian "catch-up" model.
As their motifs and inscriptions indicate (borrowed eclectically from Hinduism, Islam and Buddhism among others), they unashamedly reference the spiritual.
Produced by 18-Grammy winner Al Schmitt, the album is evenly divided between original Hilton compositions and eclectically chosen covers (for all you 40th anniversary completists, there's even a sly reworking of Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock").
It's very eclectically flavoured music but the terms that I have heard to describe it that I like are baroque pop or urban folk, but there are also some jazz inflections in there too to confuse the issue," he offers of Forgive This Day, which will be released on Still Small Voice, a label he formed with his producer Gethin John.