raggedness


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Synonyms for raggedness

shabbiness by virtue of being in rags

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In addition, nonsignificant raggedness values supported the spatial-population-expansion model (Table 1).
Similarly, in a section of his study called "The Evaporation of Meaning," Versluys meticulously reads several paragraphs in the novel to show the "very texture of the prose itself reflects the raggedness of experience, while the splintered composition of the novel is the most telling proof of the indelibility of trauma and its shattering impact" (40).
Shabbiness, raggedness and a lack of care surpassed quality.
Family and marriage come up for examination in "In the Summertime'' and "Problems and Solutions,'' and a disconnect between the past and present emerges in "Someone I Used to Know,'' and all the while, Benoit tackles it with raw, rock raggedness and honesty.
is able to accept the final incommensurability between any system of ideas and the world as it is given to us with all its raggedness and inconsistency?
Poor naked wretches, whereso'er you are, That bide the pelting of this pitiless storm, How shall your houseless heads and unfed sides, Your looped and windowed raggedness, defend you From seasons such as these?
I think we all appreciate the raggedness of the A-10 and its ability to take ground fire," said Grant.
The demographic changes were also examined by calculating the Harpending's raggedness index (Harpending et al.
Leave me alone," she said, the raggedness of her own voice scaring her.
In ethno-symbolic terms, the neo-Trojan ethnie of the Gawain-poet's Britain is clearly of a 'lateral' nature, with elites maintaining sway over an area whose raggedness and discontinuity is demonstrated by Gawain's travels through the bear- and wild man-infested wastelands that separate Camelot and Hautdesert.
Here, Barry's exuberant direction generated a headlong comic energy that trumped some occasional raggedness in the ensemble singing.
She also noted that "the raggedness of the people is beyond belief" (34).
68), but her pre-1967 poems had already represented such rawness and raggedness within conventional forms--forms she had made her own.
Sporian Microsystems develops sensors and point of care systems that feature small size, weight, and power consumption, raggedness, and wireless networking to facilitate portable operation.
No matter, they dominated Blues, who were puzzling due to a lack of conviction, composure and too many misplaced passes and general raggedness.