- n. Plural form of angularity.
“It surged through the mellifluous, Mozart-inflected string deluges of Tchaikovsky's "Iolanta," then picked along Stravinsky's cubist angularities, where flashes of stridency were momentarily backlit by lyricism.”
“Once balance problems had been sorted, Jurowski and the London Philharmonic settled into a well-drilled performance, musical angularities crisp and springy.”
“Garcia Maquez's magic realism sheds a light on tyranny that is no less illuminating for its kaleidoscopic nature; Toni Morrison's opulent, curvaceous sentences give us a taste of the poison of racism, as do J.M. Coetzee's angularities.”
“The mouth had not quite relinquished rotundity of curve for the firm angularities of middle life; and the eyes, though keen, permeated rather than penetrated: what they had lost of their boy-time brightness by a dozen years of hard reading lending a quietness to their gaze which suited them well.”
“Could such circumstances have led to a de-mellowing of one's judgment, the core of which is that the building is not just inconceivably ugly on the outside but is, within, a soul-chillling cross between an airport lounge and a jail, a hell of angularities and hard surfaces devoid of human reference, except for the names of rich donors etched high on practically every wall?”
“It is curious what a subtle but unmistakable transmutation it makes, both in the body of men and women: the woman more blooming, more subtly rounded, her young angularities softened, and her expression either anxious or triumphant: the man much quieter, more inward, the very shapes of his shoulders and his buttocks less assertive, more hesitant.”
“Dutch tiling and angularities and conceits of all kinds abound.”
“The incessant assaults of the sea have cut deep but narrow clefts in the granite, worn out sounding hollows, and smoothed away angularities.”
“As the tide rose each piece was trundled on to the sloping beach, to be rolled and compressed until coated with a mosaic of white shell chips, angularities of silica and micaceous spangles, the finished article being cast aside as the tide receded.”
“Elsewhere along its expanses, gray pods stud the shooting angularities of it.”
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