obtuse


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of an angle

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(of a leaf shape) rounded at the apex

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lacking in insight or discernment

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slow to learn or understand

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However, as shown by the (worn) ruts and curb stones, we can see that traffic made significantly more use of obtuse corners than sharp ones.
of Kansas) identifies some of the difficulties, given that the documents were deliberately obtuse, ambiguous, and full of wordplay in order to disguise their critical stance toward the Inquisition.
7232541 2007) forms a projecting ridge around the outside of the tray with a corresponding undercut that bends the ridge inward at an obtuse angle.
wine colored and without a dense layer of white wax), scape bracts and primary bracts also whitecretaceous and acute to obtuse apex (vs.
Believe it, I don't go in lightly for the sap, and that's why this got me: it's not obtuse but very detailed melancholy pop music that sounds like getting snowflakes stuck in your eyelashes while simultaneously realizing that you and your mans have a shelf life.
There is a story, possibly apocryphal, of an Oxbridge undergraduate who faced by an exam question seeking his views on a particularly obtuse philosophical conundrum simply wrote one word on the blank paper provided for an answer: "Why?
Asked what kind of triangle the Lakers were running, the always witty Winter quipped: "An obtuse.
It is the best legal office word processor on the market, and is far superior to the obtuse, opaque, and altogether difficult-to-learn offering from Microsoft.
Although the last record, some people felt I was being too obtuse.
While Hunter did indeed forecast the maelstrom of legalistic innovations that lay ahead, what uniquely redounds to Leishman's credit is the sheer tenacity with which he has charted and denounced every obtuse.
Malandain combined these with obtuse, Cain and Abel, and company, the effect veered toward bizarre pageantry.
So why this film spun off the reels is obvious, even to the most obtuse film critic: Hollywood makes films like this not to make money but to make a point.
In his small circle of friends, Homer was dubbed "the obtuse in his work to say one thing and mean another, as well as his often misunderstood attempts at humor, which, like his paintings, allowed multiple interpretations.
In her conclusion,Young finds my positions on the War Between the States and World War II so morally obtuse as the clear and obvious libertarian position.