It is a defence of mediocrity and a graceless
response to a particularly graceless
It is what happens when teams try to win with a dull and graceless
style of play--playing a "half-court defense" and waiting for the other team to make a mistake, and when it happens, to capitalize on that error with a goal, and then closure defending for the rest of the game.
Blacks are often confronted in American life with such devastating examples of the white descent from dignity; devastating not only because of the enormity of white pretensions, but because this swift and graceless
descent would seem to indicate that white people have no principles whatsoever.
The book's other major glitch is Newman's graceless
prose, which is riddled with annoying grad-speak.
Sonia Kurisu understands that art, or at least worthwhile art, is a way through darkened corridors, a difficult often graceless
movement toward self-forgiveness.
Spice is as bullish as ever, and has been demanding "as many mag covers as Geri got" to promote it.
I can't truthfully describe it as attractive: built in 1950 and designed by the Montreal architect Ernest Cormier, it's a somewhat graceless
and oddly yellow-coloured cluster of buildings.
Now, Zola used to hire sandwich men to advertise his novels, so it would have been graceless
for him to complain about anybody else mixing art and profit.
Having asked Katha Pollitt for an apology or retraction, and having been assured that it would appear, as it did, in the March 15 Nation, and having now seen the graceless
form that it took, may I ask her not to retract the retraction but at least to have the self-respect to withdraw the apology?
She reasoned that knowing how to dance and actually performing gave one confidence in public, no matter how clumsy and graceless
The result is two of the most banal buildings in Northern California - the grotesquely misshapen Marriott, a building that resembles a juke box and might look out of place even in Reno, and the ANA Hotel (originally known as the Meridien), a graceless
, skewed slab that succeeds in blocking the previously open vista down Kearny Street to its north.
Fagan's choreography is risky, not always pretty, sometimes awkward, but never graceless
Perceived by some critics to be a graceless
writer or simply difficult, FitzGerald was nonetheless a major influence on the tone of Australian poetry.
when Douglass was in adversity, the abolitionists could be obtuse when he prospered.
The pencil marks in my sketchbook look fake, listless, graceless