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  • adverb In an anachronistic manner; in the manner of an anachronism.

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  • adverb in an anachronistic manner


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  • Here are some rapid fire observations from this portion: Pichon-Lalande has a higher proportion of merlot in the final blend; coincidentally, it slightly rounder than its cabernet dominant neighbor, which may be why some who use anachronistically ascribe gender to wine attributes consider it the more “feminine” of the duo.

    A tale of two Pichons - peace in Pauillac | Dr Vino's wine blog 2009

  • From the 1980s onwards, women get to do everything, and all those historical novels are determined to have their female heroines saving the world, it seems, however anachronistically, in order to redress the balance!

    Neglected Classics and Unbound Women « Tales from the Reading Room 2009

  • Anderson Cooper is bland and anachronistically contemporary-sounding as the Voice of the Narrator.

    Lovable, Huggable, And Unscrupulous Too Terry Teachout 2011

  • Mr. Cartwright takes a few satirical jabs at the more anachronistically baronial elements of the old bank, and Sir Harry's "Citizen Kane"-like ­infatuation with a young actress comes in for some ribbing.

    Modern Money Sam Sacks 2011

  • The screenwriters, Michele and Kieran Mulroney, have drawn on Conan Doyle's novel The Valley of Fear for Moriarty's character and background, and on the story "The Final Problem" for the film's climactic encounter between Moriarty and Holmes at an anachronistically named "summit conference" beside the Reichenbach Falls.

    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – review 2011

  • Ai Ling is a wonderful character - not anachronistically wonder-gal, but brave and determined, and her particular spiritual powers are a delight.

    Silver Phoenix - Cindy Pon karenhealey 2010

  • Ironically, Booton resolves his confusion, anachronistically nevertheless, in a prior post.

    Outsourcing, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

  • Unestablished intellectual ventures caught Mr. Dutton's eye because his criteria were almost anachronistically elemental: An article or review must be lucid, opinionated and conspicuous for the quality of its argument, the felicity of its prose and the individuality of its thought.

    A Maecenas for the Internet Age Sam Sacks 2011

  • The national media, which anachronistically still means East Coast-based, at least to the East Coast-based version of it -- and which fails to grasp that the Internet has created a post-geographic world even as the old national media retreats from international coverage and analysis -- had seemed to be holding on to higher volume and quality.

    William Bradley: Harsh Realm: The Post-Press Era and Meg Whitman 2010

  • Eakins himself propels a scull at midstream, while three figures dressed, anachronistically, as Quakers row a distant red boat.

    He Painted the Body Athletic 2010


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