inelegance


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Obara called on the Directors of the African Security and Inelegance Services to enhance coordination and to establish a joint data base for intelligence information in order to assist in the realization of peace and security in AfricaCongo Brazzaville's Chief of Intelligence and Security Services and Chief of Committee CISSA for 2010 -2011, Col.
My objection is not to the look itself, but the inelegance of the phrase.
The Beautiful, gratuitous, turns to the ornamental, repudiated; the Useful, alone, or what is useful to mediocre needs, expresses some inelegance.
Practicing conservatism in the worst sense of the term, Lindsey pines for the days prior to the Internet and talk radio when network oligarchs and taxpayer-funded television forced the right to rely on a few "intellectual champions" of "sheer brilliance" who covered for the inelegance of the unwashed masses behind them.
There were also practical reasons for the document's hybridity and inelegance.
Mr Parker thought that, although the machines were not objects on which the eye could rest with any sensible degree of pleasure, yet the benefits expected to be derived from sea-bathing might very well induce residents and visitors to pardon the inelegance of their shape.
The scene is frenzied, ungainly, and loud, and Zhang may believe that this is entirely to the point, but a more knowing student of the classical ballet would understand that the dance must suggest inelegance while itself remaining scrupulously elegant.
For Rymer, this moment in the play epitomized its inelegance, for Sophia appears much less "a Woman of great spirit" than Herodian's Julia--so poor was the drama that it was aesthetically inferior to the raw history.
However, Julia revealed that working with Clive, who happens to be her pal, was easy because there was no inelegance between them.
Lincoln's metier was the law case, the close, reasoned argument that, until one gets to Seward's part, framed Lincoln's first Inaugural and the studious inelegance of the Emancipation Proclamation.
His sartorial inelegance was explained to me that he was striving, against his better judgement, to be one of the boys as, after all, Port Talbot is only a steel-making town.
Casazza, dean of National-Louis University's College of Arts & Science, noted in a symposium on developmental learning at Harvard University a few years ago, that "by 1871, Charles Eliot, Harvard's president at that time, lamented that the freshmen entering Harvard had 'bad spelling, incorrectness as well as inelegance of expression in writing, (and) ignorance of the simplest rules of punctuation.
There he saw and disliked Rubens's set of pictures of The Courtship and Marriage of Henri IVand Marie de'Medici for their ostentatious pomp and inelegance.
expressing disdain for the inelegance of his companions' efforts,
I do sincerely regret that my inelegance in writing led you to assume that I regard all laboratory technologists or third-shift workers in the same light.