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elegant and stylish

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in accord with the latest fad

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Richard Polwhele's pairing of voguish attire with Jacobinical politics in The Unsex'd Females (1798) provides a case in point:
It will be no consolation to Zaka Ashraf that he was ousted in a voguish manner, by a judicial coup from the Islamabad High Court.
In our observation, the voguish trend of touting confusing and bizarre imagery, "abstract themes," squiggles, blotches, and deformed bodies has bottomed out in bankruptcy.
There is a struggle for domination over this voguish term between institutions of religion and of culture.
Smoking cigarettes has dropped to record-low levels, it is no longer considered trendy not to wear your seatbelt and exercising and striving to eat healthily has become a voguish staple of modern society.
YOUTUBE IS JUST THE LATEST voguish venue for the Center for Investigative Reporting, the California-based outfit run by Robert J.
Opinion in the service varied as to its accuracy; referring to an episode which "involved the voguish issue of custodial remands" Parsons (1988:8) saw genuine if pedestrian dedication--"the producers had imagined themselves to be making a training video for CQSW students"--while another probation officer went on Channel Four's Right of Reply to complain that a scene featuring a rapist and young, inexperienced female probation officer (whom he verbally abuses) alone in a police cell would never happen in real life (Fogarty 1988).
38) This explains the voguish interest in the problematic theory of civic republicanism.
The neglect of such a voguish theme as animals in a major work from a tradition of salient global interest is underscored by the abundant critical attention to dogs in J.
Paradoxically, Crosswill refuses to submit to Charles's decree, suggesting his unwillingness to permit his physical environment to define him, but also seemingly moves to the voguish town to mitigate Gabriel's radical Puritanism, relying on the town to refashion his wayward son.
The store will feature the latest Spring Summer '11 Collection, an array of trendy and stylish new designs and trends that are magnificently combined to create refined silhouettes; a colour palette that is voguish, diverse, and exciting this season.
The ivory satin bodice gives the dress its voguish, McQueen feel.
And then there's the increasingly voguish first-person, or first-horse, section - in this case the 'Fanbase' section.
Consider the voguish pervasiveness of brain-science writing, a genre that endeavors to elucidate human actions by pinpointing where in the brain they originate, and how and why.
While the film's use of the voguish teen lexicon will add to its appeal domestically, flummoxed non-native auds won't miss any important plot points, and subtitling or dubbing should cover the cracks in foreign-lingo outposts.