discompose


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Torres y Vargas, an upper-class criollo who studied in Salamanca and received a licentiate in law, frequently adopts the tone of a booster of his beloved island which, he claims, enjoyed "a perpetual springtime so that neither heat nor cold are experienced in such a way as to afflict or discompose [human] nature" (p.
First, it can discompose the overall personality and capacities of its victims.
B is the coupling baseline determined by [A.sub.1][A.sub.2], which can be discompose to across-baseline[B.sub.r] and along-baseline [B.sub.a].
In these lines the "tempestuous world" has less power to discompose her lines than does, paradoxically, "Hope." Through this unusual, counterpointing promotion of stresses (Strike off Hope's luminous") Robinson marks Hope out as an extreme, piercing force not unlike the storm.
'Tis incredible, how watchful I am forc'd to be over my Temper and Behaviour; for I am not only influenc'd by Sorrow and Surprize, but even Mirth will discompose me; nay, I am so weak, or at least so sensibly touch'd by all that happens, that when any thing is said or done much to my satisfaction, it often sets my Back a working, and makes me tremble for a considerable time, and I am almost afraid of being pleas'd.
The Scientific Revolution undermined the idea of nature as mother, leaving the room to the view of nature as a lifeless machine which (male) scientists could discompose in simple parts and analyze.
What do I mean by "an element of societal necessity?" For one thing, the year 1929, when I entered the higher school in the pre-war Japan (somewhat similar to the European Gymnasium), happened to discompose our complacence with two striking events of world-wide consequences, which augured ill for the peaceful, prosperous development of Japanese society: to wit--
He clearly sees himself as an expert in psychological warfare, a verbal storm trooper who can distract, unsettle, intimidate and generally discompose the opposition to the point where their concentration cracks and their technique disintegrates.
When the temperature is higher than 100[degrees]C, the initiator begins to discompose and produce PP macroradicals, and the silane grafting should be formed.
Roget's International Thesaurus (1977) lists other synonyms: discompose, disincline, divert.
While Crusoe's firsthand experience among the cannibal remains redraws for Crusoe the boundaries between self and Other, the remains, I suggest, actually further discompose Crusoe's character.
Bolt referred in his article to Adams' appointments by Labor governments over the years to the Australian Film Commission, the National Museum and the Australia Council, and to be head of the National Australia Day Council "where he ensured that the Australian of the Year Award went to Left heroes 'who would discompose calcified conservatives'".
(8.) Like Elizabeth, Darcy can also use irony to discompose others.