vulpine


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resembling or characteristic of a fox

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Other passages describe the demonic vulpine as an ungrateful fiend who, with age, develops a forked tail and transformative powers.
In the beginning of the Obama presidency, it was easy to see how Cornel West, who did 65 campaign events for Obama, was drawn to Obama's progressive-sounding politics, since Obama clearly displayed at that time some very impressive populist attributes, even though Obama had been mentored by the vulpine milquetoast and political quisling par extraordinaire, Joe Lieberman.
This analysis suggests that in Putin's mind, appearances matter -- and he would rather operate undercover in Ukraine than with naked, vulpine aggression.
He was Alceste, the eloquent misanthrope, scourge of human folly and vanity; or Harpagon the petty, hard-hearted miser, keeper of coin, hypocrite and love's harshest enemy; or Argan the hypochondriac, medicine's valentine, the eternal invalid who would cough up tubercular bile out of a healthy lung; or Tartuffe, the imposter, liar, nimble diplomat, vulpine schemer.
Another vulpine treat is the delightful star pattern called the Coathanger.
In the newest wing of the cloister, from the fourteenth, two faces, one lewdly vulpine, the other vacuously bovine, seem to have been born, like cabbage-patch kids, from the autoerotic congress of a leaf.
Von Herling, Vampire Hunter is an original black-and-white graphic novel, featuring anthropomorphic canine, feline, and vulpine characters.
30 Fairyhouse 2m4f G1 RTE/ATR Card page 55 ONLY once in the 53-year history of this event - the longest-running jumps sponsorship in Irish racing - has the name Mullins appeared on the roll of honour and today two members of the family will attempt to emulate the legendary Paddy Mullins, who won the race with Vulpine in 1966.
Ireland's champion trainer, who saddled five winners at the Cheltenham Festival last week, has never won the Fairyhouse showpiece, a race his late father Paddy landed on four occasions - with Vulpine, Herring Gull, Dim Wit and Luska.
Songs about class warfare, wax babies, or dentally polished vulpine suitors have been deemed by many revival performers to be more cutting-edge than bucolic odes to the ploughman or naive pastoral love songs.
Princess Volupine, voluptuous and vulpine in the poverty of her decay, has to entertain the "barbarian" visitors who come to the city with their money and their Baedekers--such as Burbank with his Baedeker and Bleistein with his Cigar (a vulgar and ostentatious emblem of "money") (Henry James's terms, qtd.
It is not unreasonable to set traps to keep foxes from entering hen houses even in the absence of evidence of prior vulpine intrusion or individualized suspicion that a particular fox has an appetite for chickens (Kennedy, 1989).
However, his antics enrage three grumpy farmers, who resolve to put an end to their vulpine neighbour's thieving ways.
But, after a political season in which words and worldviews formerly dismissed as vestigial or vulpine worked Tea Party political magic, this timely study is written about the winners: the business executives who waged a decades-long mobilization to undo the New Deal liberal order and its intellectual defenses, to discredit regulation and progressive taxes, to break union power and welfare-state expansion, and to celebrate free-market income inequalities.