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to find the key to (a code, for example)

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convert code into ordinary language

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read with difficulty

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From Proust's 'idealized Eros', Valery's tension between the human need for transcendence and the knowledge of the impossibility for erotic passion to fulfil it, to Claudel's hope to resolve the tension by seeing in desire the key to the love of God, all these attempts at deciphering Eros leave pending the fundamental question: 'what is it that love seeks, above and beyond sexual possession; and what is fulfilment?' (p.
Adkins has compiled a fascinating account of Rawlinson's life as he devoted himself for 20 years to deciphering this ancient text.
There's more to archaeology, he says, than unearthing royal tombs and deciphering hieroglyphs.
The sole purpose of the supersecret agency is signals intelligence: monitoring communications and deciphering codes.
In 1859, however, in Madrid, a lost 16th-century manuscript was uncovered in which a Jesuit priest had done the seemingly inconceivable, deciphering the hieroglyphs into an alphabet.
A history of meteorology and weather prediction recounts scientists' deciphering of extreme weather events and the advent of weather satellites and space stations.
Though Egyptologists have studied almost every aspect of the ancient culture since deciphering the Rosetta Stone, most of what we know about its dance is gleaned from remaining fragments of paintings and occasional letters and written references, often from marveling travelers.
To tackle the job of deciphering DNA, HGP researchers first took DNA samples from a small group of anonymous volunteers.
Deciphering Elizabethan Fiction takes as its aim the rethinking of how the Elizabethans conceived of prose narrative.
While cosmologists are defining the origins of the universe and geneticists deciphering evolution, archaeologists are tracing the path of humans from hunter-gatherers to urbanites.
At first glance, these paintings, which evoke hermetic allegories, seem to promise the kind of satisfaction one can find in deciphering elaborate puzzles.
Meanwhile, the right brain's more general contributions to deciphering text grow weaker.
Time science reporter Lemonick has had unlimited access to the WMAP team while it has been deciphering the results generated by the probe so far.
Commentary from leading scientists in the field helps readers understand how deciphering our genetic code will revolutionize medicine while posing ethical dilemmas.
Wells reportedly predicted, "Statistical thinking will one day be as necessary for efficient citizenship as the ability to reed and write." That was about 100 years ago, but, as the author illustrates, our most highly educated professionals still have trouble deciphering statistics.