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Synonyms for gaucherie

the quality of being rustic or gauche

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In this film, female ockerism has ceased to be the deviant activity that Max Harris described in 1974, when the 'sheilah' was seen as the Coker's 'natural enemy' and female ockerism was associated with 'bingo and pokey [sic] players, the grating stridencies of the delicatessen lady, [and] the butch gaucheries of the sad ones who mimic the male'.
64, 103) Firm copy editing should have caught these errors, thus permitting readers to contemplate the authors' contributions free from distracting gaucheries.
She sat down on the edge of the bed, flushed with one drink too many, flushed with an evening of unaccustomed success with a new buyer or an old artist, loose, lithe, easy in her skin; Shirley, with all her verbal and professional gaucheries, still the favored sister in the fairy tale.
The poet Anne-Marie Albiach had been spared the embuscade of gaucheries and malaproprian ejaculations with which it is my habit to greet the French.
I am deeply indebted to Vatican II for the renewed liturgy (despite the literary and musical gaucheries that still plague us); for a new relationship between the church's people and the church's pastors; for the impetus it gave to Catholic social doctrine (a far more humane proposal for the human future than utilitarianism or Islamism, the other two global proposals now on offer); for the place the council created for laypeople like me to contribute to the church's life, thought and public witness.
Ce livre aurait grandement beneficie d'une revision de la forme avant publication : on y rencontre de nombreuses gaucheries de langage ; des traductions trop litterales du portugais : le rio Vermelho est un fleuve et non une riviere (p.
You know, the various gaffes and gaucheries that public flesh is heir to, from poorly coordinated outfits to verbal miscues to the proverbial unzipped fly (yeah, it happens -- at least to forgetful males).
For my error, I apologize, though I think that the anonymous editors of Esquire are more deserving of a kick for their intentional gaucheries and provocations.
If Poems documents the gaucheries of young love in a clotted and gnarled style, The Gathering Storm, for all its ominous background, has a greater proportion of simpler poems, some of them translations or adaptations from Chinese.
Influenced by Pinter, Mamet and Shepard, Rapp relishes language, but there are gaucheries amid the torrent of glittering, foul-mouthed dialogue.
The almost universal scorn attending Hemingway's one obvious foray into the socioeconomic arena (To Have and Have Not) makes it easy to see why few scholars have argued far beyond his obvious economic gaucheries.
His prose style is cautious but has a certain subdued flair; it is impossible to imagine Abbott committing the gaucheries of Gordon (who says that "Joyce was Beckett's Don Quixote, and Beckett was his Sancho Panza" [82] -- an image of a fat peasant Beckett, spouting proverbs, that will long linger) or Knowlson (a fluent and accomplished writer, but sometimes neghgent, as when he compares Beckett's unconscious emission of memories of Dante and Shakespeare to a man "who consumes large quantities of garlic" and "does not always realize how his breath, even the pores of his skin, emit its powerful odor" [187]).
The gaucheries of old photographs are, at the same time, their greatest charm.
Like his predecessor, Bergetto is shallow and foolish, but he is both more comic and more gently humanized than Roderigo; for all his gaucheries he seems genuinely to win the love of Philotis, and his death prompts from Donado the tearful comment, "Alas poor creature, he meant no harm, that I am sure of" (3.