infelicitously


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In the case of the Agreement for the Promotion and Protection of Investments, 1987, the investor-state dispute settlement clause is infelicitously worded, but the intent seems clear enough.
61) Given that Virtue Promotion includes other profiles as well (especially expression), it might seem infelicitously named, but as promotion is the profile most relevant in this response to Johnson's objection, I hope the infelicity "will be forgiven.
43) By inserting this strict proportionality requirement, he infelicitously attached a justificatory constraint to the defense of duress.
The Holyrood exhibition catalogue, which will have a shelf life beyond the timescale of the show, goes further than Campbell in discussing more fully what are infelicitously described as 'mini-images'--the discreet, independent religious allegories disposed behind the main protagonists in the De Vries.
Kennedy contrasts Burton's abiding fascination with homosexuality--a constant from his early days in India--with what he infelicitously calls his "homosocial" proclivities; in other words, those stag evenings at the Club.
there is no dearth of evidence to suggest that the fate of the First New Deal can be explained by the fact that the statutes were drained with scant attention to (and even flagrant disregard for) existing constitutional law; that inadequate attention was given to the selection and cultivation of promising test cases; and that the legal arguments offered in its defense were poorly framed and infelicitously presented.
More than any other consideration, this question reflects both the general nature of what has been infelicitously labeled asymmetric warfare and the particular foes one might face in the Middle East.
Subject and objects (which are sometimes quite infelicitously called grammatical relations/functions or terms) are characterized by very high syntactic activeness: they impose agreement on the main verb, occupy privileged linear position, admit of relativization and/or of raising, control reflexivization and gerunds, etc.