- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of subsume.
“He became almost invisible in The Talented Mr. Ripley, a mousy killer who subsumes the identity of the people he destroys.”
“With the Palestinian game at the United Nations seemingly on track, divisions between Hamas and Fatah as deep as ever, and Hamas continuing to call for the erasure of Israel, Israel is more likely than not to hunker down and reinvigorate a siege mentality that subsumes all other concerns under the security rubric.”
“In the author's Unified Field Theory of Cinema, Hollywood finally subsumes all things and all events, no matter how far they might occur from California.”
“In other words: Updike does not give over his prose to the task of probing his character's consciousness; he does not present us with a psychologlical portrait that subsumes either style or form to fiction's putative capacity to delve within, to make characters "real" to us by inviting us into their minds.”
“The opposite of secret laws is openly specified, written down laws, and a strong form of that, which subsumes e.g. the rule of lenity and the prohibition on ambiguous criminal laws, is something like: nobody should be convicted of a crime unless it was unambiguously written in a law, which they could (at least in theory) read, that their behavior was criminal.”
“I am happy that Hughes is having this pie he made thrown in his face -- how amazingly appropriate that the fine-grained neighborhood institutional character of our city even subsumes the authority of the Church!”
“The bad news for Greeks goes on and on and begs questions about the sustainability of a European model that penalizes heavily unionized states, favors economic predation, blurs national dignity in a mélange of branded clichés and subsumes historical richness in the largess of right now.”
“He subsumes his agenda to the extent that it's hard to know what he stands for.”
“It inverts and subsumes any subcultural unit that aims to proliferate outside it bounds.”
“Not only does their relationship drive the film, but it subsumes the action sequences and lets them build towards a viable, completely satisfying emotional conclusion, and not the other way around.”
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