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having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one


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Alienation expresses the condition of man in the world; it causes the disruption of psycho-social equilibrium as the exiles are tendentiously lost in the new environment.
Maddening because its history is tendentiously distorted, yet the drama is so brilliantly conceived and executed that you almost don't care.
Is Jeb aware that he tendentiously mischaracterised J Street as having"anti-Israeli sentiments?
To incite the western countries against Muslims is really dangerous, Erdogan said, noting that the word Islam is now tendentiously used in the west in relation to terrorism, "which constitutes the most serious insult to Islam and Muslim.
It is also possible to understand it less tendentiously as just another example of the compartmentalisation that characterises much of academia.
Sand also has mordant things to say about the way Israel tendentiously remembers only the suffering of the Jews at the hands of Nazi Germany, indulging in a sort of moral self-aggrandizement.
Most western media outlets are covering the current grave crisis in Ukraine rather tendentiously, hushing up facts of human rights violations and, putting it baldly, crimes of the Kiev authorities against their own people," State Duma Speaker Sergey Naryshkin told a meeting with parliamentarians from the French National Assembly in Moscow, ITAR-TASS reported.
Shockingly, the palmed-off gentry is again at it, echoing increasingly the deceptive mantra of their alien benefactors to willfully misrepresent the ongoing military operation in North Waziristan and tendentiously vilify our security establishment.
While recognizing this link--beginning his article invoking the promotional practices surrounding the serials The Adventures of Kathlyn and Edison's What Happened to Mary (1912) as early forerunners to contemporary movie novelizations--Hendrix tendentiously asserts that extra-textual materials allow an added element of freedom to the audience consuming the text, providing multiple entry points and interpretations, "turning movies from top-down commercial properties into part of the decentralized creative commons.
Even McConnell, who has tendentiously acknowledged his debt to the work of other artists, confesses to 'a desire for "breathing room
Like the king's forlorn diary entry of July 14, indeed more so, they reveal the parallel unfolding of world history, on the one hand, and on the other, of a private life on which that history makes almost no immediate impression; more tendentiously, they might encourage us to reflect on the retroactive nature of political legends, including--perhaps especially--Napoleon's.
The words "physical" and "material" are often used in criticizing supernaturalisms to mean, tendentiously, only "anything that current physics talks about," thus stigmatizing other forms of naturalism (Aristotelian, Hegelian, MacDowellian, or what have you) without really specifying the nature of the ultimate metaphysical reality that constrains where physical investigation must go.
They protect the mess that some caused tendentiously to ruin the interethnic relations," Selmani added.
Somewhat tendentiously, he claims, despite all of this, "in early March 1975 South Vietnam was holding its own," making a similar claim with respect to the Cambodians.
The suckers have devised ways and means to derive undue benefits from tendentiously contrived procedures.