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Critique: A mishmash of musings, mantra, and mystification, Keys To the Truculent Me is alternately funny, frugal, and insightful.
JOHN ALEXANDER (Michael Vartan) and his wife Melanie (Nadine Velazquez) move into a new home with their truculent daughter, Hannah (Erin Moriarty, all pictured), who is less than thrilled about leaving behind her boyfriend Tommy (Blake Jenner).
JOHN ALEXANDER (Michael Vartan) and his wife Melanie (Nadine Velazquez) move into new home with their truculent daughter, Hannah (Erin Moriarty, all pictured), who is less than thrilled about leaving behind her boyfriend Tommy (Blake Jenner).
Got to feel sorry for Madonna, clinging to her truculent teenager as if drowning in rejection.
And his truculent opponent Imran Khan, currently stationed in Islamabad and orchestrating a mass rally calling for Sharif's resignation, finds his popularity ratings slip by 17 per cent over the past two years.
Le truculent Bahri Jelassi, president du parti Ouverture et Fidelite, vient de reclamer que la nouvelle constitution tunisienne reconnaisse [beaucoup moins que] le droit de tout Tunisien de disposer d'une odalisque [beaucoup moins que] Jarya [beaucoup plus grand que] en plus de son epouse legitime et d'en jouir autant qu'il lui est possible au titre de supplement[beaucoup plus grand que], rapporte le site libanais [beaucoup moins que] Alkhabar press [beaucoup plus grand que].
Topics include: achievements and challenges regarding international watercourses, water security and politics, water and sanitation, water rights of indigenous peoples and local communities, promoting cooperation and equity, a scalable approach to realizing benefits in transboundary river basins and regions, the Guarani Aquifer Framework Agreement, WTO and trade in natural resources, competing water use in large-scale commercial farms, judicial decisions and settling water-related disputes, mediation of international water disputes, and India and Pakistan's truculent cooperation.
The editing is scholarly and meticulous if occasionally truculent.
Matthews is also at his best in showing how Kennedy came through in the clutch during the Cuban missile crisis at "the time of our greatest peril," not by being truculent but by putting himself in Kruschev's shoes.
While he has been al-Qaeda's ideological and operational heavyweight for more than a decade, he also is considered rigid, truculent and lacking in charisma.
Jules Stewart's feature, A people forged in war (March 2011), does a great job of depicting the Pashtuns through the words of the Raj-era British soldier- scholars who battled these truculent tribesmen.
Less, pleased, though as I listened to her evasive answers on radio and she adopted a tone that reminded me not only of a posh school ma'am, but a posh school ma'am who'd grown truculent because it had been rumbled that she wasn't quite as bright as her uppity pupils.
But he was also truculent, cocky and arrogant - none of which endeared him, especially to the Tory rank and file.
is just the ticket to tickle a truculent toddler into giggles that then lead to clothing decisions that are wearable.
notions from which it may have to back peddle hard as it faces the realities of a truculent North Korea and a more powerful, self-confident China.