idiosyncrasy


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a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual

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Located at the tipping point where idiosyncrasy borders on the merely arbitrary, this Atlanta-shot feature by writer-director Adam Pinney and producer Alex Orr--who were Involved in the equally loopy but more satisfying 2007 horror-comedy "Blood Car"--is meticulous In Its small-scale period detail, but never feels like more than a vaguely prankish anecdote.
HAYDOCK clerk of the course Kirkland Tellwright has agreed that running the Betfred Grand National Trial before the weights for the Crabbie's Grand National are framed is far from ideal but blamed an idiosyncrasy of the calendar that has made Aintree unusually late this year.
He added: "They are police officers who know the language and idiosyncrasy of their compatriots."
Kandinsky, writing about what he called "the 'mood' of the work," noted that in "idiosyncrasy (which today we call 'personality'), lies the possibility of seeing ...
This idiosyncrasy of any city risked vanishing among the marketing and publicity that often accompanies the organisation of a big event, say the artists.
THE Scottish legal system has a long and proud history of independence and idiosyncrasy.
It is a unique volume that serves two purposes: first, as a summary and synthesis of inclusive leadership and the idiosyncrasy credit model of leadership and, second, as a very personal research biography, as Hollander details the stories behind his research program and his motivation for pursuing this work.
The second of these chapters effectively comprises a defense of the linguistic idiosyncrasy of both countries, in which the author makes much of the presence of an African voice that constantly intermingles with Spanish.
They strive their best to satisfy the needs of residents, workers, shoppers, employees and contractors of every manner and idiosyncrasy. All the while, their bottom line is to build the value of the residential, industrial, commercial and retail real estate assets they manage.
No one remembers a great school system or a great chancellor, a great textbook or a great curriculum that came straight out of the can, with little room for deviation or idiosyncrasy.
During a thought-provoking presentation by Southern Oregon University's Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Earl Potter at the recent AACRAO SEM Conference in Boston, it occurred to me that the time has come for us to challenge this commonly accepted, age-old, higher ed idiosyncrasy. Faced with double-digit budget cuts and high-stakes competition, most of the institutions that comprise The Academy can no longer afford to allow some of their process wheels to spin as slowly as we've allowed them to spin over the years.
Such myths and legends constitute an integral part of the idiosyncrasy of the Quitoan people, creating monuments to their collective memory in almost every corner of the Old City.
"What we're looking for is a project that corresponds to the idiosyncrasy of Mexico's culture, economy, climate, consumption habits, infrastructure and so one' says Trevino.
Unfortunately, during his lifetime, the diversity and idiosyncrasy he represents were suppressed, not prized.