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debase and make vulgar

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Points of view" is, of course, a vulgarizing simplicity that can recognize only those for, and those against, some all-too-familiar opinion.
There are all kinds of pain in this question, issues of grief and betrayal and surprise in the face of revelations about de Man's past, and it is telling of the technique of Terada's study that she approaches them, manages to approach them, without either vulgarizing the human issues at stake or broaching too directly the unanswerable question whether de Man's glacialism, together with the substance of his thought, was (or was not) what corresponded, for him, to apology.
The vulgarizing of the term human dignity, in this document, should hit a cord of discord to all freedom loving people.
What I had in mind was to found a journal which would raise the general status of archeology, and would popularize its achievements without vulgarizing them w in a word which would take a place equivalent (both in form and content) to that already occupied by the monthlies and quarterlies in regard to public affairs generally.
State-sanctioned "unity and continuity in public religious worship" would counter the vulgarizing influence of the proliferation of "ignorant and fanatical little sects" (Last Essays 110, 97).
In addition to the vague thinking about artistic valor and soothsaying, this account of the heroic modern artist relies on vilifying popular culture as a vulgarizing, distorting, simplistic assault on fine art and genuine religious sentiment.
The work, dating from around 1240-50, is `the earliest known account of the seven sacraments in Anglo-Norman', and thus an early representative of the vulgarizing theological literature composed in England in the thirteenth century, under the impetus of the Council of Oxford of 222.
What I had in mind was to found a journal which would raise the general status of archaeology, and would popularize its achievements without vulgarizing them .
I'm opposed to glorifying gangs, calling women bitches, vulgarizing music.
Knowing that the activity of pulling apart a text and vulgarizing its ideas attains its own goal to a certain self-fulfilling degree, the critic pursues his project with still greater frenzy and malice, as if there stood before him not the artistic text of a novel but some furious brigand.