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Does this lucrative and self-directed performing lifestyle portend more of the same from a new generation of mixed-medium dancers?
Hints of a cooling economy portend slowing employment growth and office demand levels below what have been seen in recent years.
If confirmed in humans, this could portend a no-win predictment for the millions of Africans who live virtually surrounded by both the AIDS virus and the deadly malaria-causing protozoan Plasmodium falciparum.
Simply conveying the title of this last "case study" chapter will send a shudder through some branches of the Smithson industry: "Spiral Jetty/Golden Spike." As loaded as Greenberg's "Avant-Garde and Kitsch" (preserving the modernist's privileged order but using a virgule to link the Jetty's high-cultural address and the Spike's touristic mass appeal), Roberts's final chapter seems to portend a vulgarized Smithson--outside the permitted bounds, that is, of the ironic vulgarization wielded by the artist himself.
Porrello said he doesn't believe the spinoff of Travelers or the possible spinoff of Employers Re portend a move away from convergence.
In the final section, a small, neatly suited man (Hector Montero) danced with a corseted androgynous figure (Jae-Man Joo), before Ruiz returned to dance a final solo that seemed to portend his death.
Scientists are concerned that this phenomenon might portend the global loss of ozone, which shields life on earth from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation.
So what does this new direction portend? Does this newfound exuberance indicate a less politically inclined Rousseve?
How would you characterize the health of the property/casualty industry during 1999 and what does it portend for the future?
"Apollo is an opportunistic investor on a large scale whose strategies and investments typically portend shifts and trends in real estate that could serve to help lenders, lawyers, brokers and developers alike stay ahead of the curve," said Breitkopf.
Small bubbles are good and portend health or fortune, but the big ones are a bad sign.
Projections of an economic recovery also portend an increasing demand for oil.
These mummified devices are by turns surprising, funny, and sad; like the albatross in Coleridge's Rime of the Ancient Mariner, they seem to portend evil--the evil, perhaps, of premature obsolesence.