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Looking to explain social problems inherent to the realm, writers posited instead that the threat was "outside" thus mystifying the relations of power.
It might be fitting to relate Samore's coyly mystifying impulses to a cinema verite sensibility: even as he flirts with the documentary, the reality Samore opts for is the one constituted by libidinous desire - desire generated, at least in part, by our image world's promiscuous relationship with Beauty.
This would be mystifying unless one considers that when the consent decree ends, so does the BRU's platform and power over the transportation agency.
One of the more mystifying aspects of female choice has just gotten clearer, at least for predatory soil mites, report Izabela Lesna and Maurice W.
He said: "I find it mystifying, frustrating and annoying.
Among Cullum's finer moments, he began slapping the piano upside the head, creating a syncopated beat that had a mystifying effect over the audience.
All five dancers performed with elegance, amplitude and little weight or edge; it was both flat and mystifying to the audience, which was equally flummoxed by Guerin's Bessie Award--winning--Two Lies, a work that makes a statement about the condition of women in a long paragraph--twenty-five minutes--when three sentences would have sufficed.
Although the mystifying streams run through forests now, during the 1950s, their watersheds had been 52 percent agricultural.
Robin created a comprehensive encyclopedia of SGML and XML-related technologies that is an essential resource for anyone who wants to understand these often mystifying acronyms and technical terms, while Jean has furthered the vision of XML on the desktop that so many in the community share.
The procession may be mystifying for people who don't have that cultural or faith tradition, said Tagdulang as he recalled the reaction of friends.
In all of these mystifying, liquid scenes, equally strange characters appear--the Moon, antic and quicksilver; an enormous, black-booted Inquisitor; a Lady with the Head of a Nightingale; Columbine and four Pierrots.
A glorious, glistening metal well known to jewelers, bankers, and thieves, gold enchants artisans while mystifying scientists.
Levy announced today the release of Avant Garde Digital Films DVD production of the MACOMB INCIDENT(TM), a fascinating Sci-Fi documentary that uncovers the secrets behind an unexplained and mystifying event that occurred fifteen (15) years ago in Macomb, New York, a strange event that forever changed this sleepy farming community.
At that point, the Lions were trying to figure out the mystifying final seconds of a 27-24 loss to Oak Park, a game the Lions thought they won after stopping Oak Park (12-1) on the apparent last play of the game with a goal-line stand.
has a novel idea - historical figures have been cloned and are matriculating through high school together, overseen by an evil scientist/principal (whose nefarious goal, it must be said, is mystifying if not altogether nonexistent).