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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of atomize.


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  • The Mapuches, Cabieses said, were "atomized" just like the rest of society and the most radical Indians had been beaten back and repressed by the police.

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  • Moreover, with big Colombian cartels broken up and many kingpins in U.S. jails, local participation in the trade has somewhat "atomized," said Salomon Kalmanovitz, an economist and former member of the Colombian Central Bank's board of directors.

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  • Indeed, the U.S. unemployment rate fails to capture what Kauffman Foundation's Kedrosky calls "atomized" forms of employment.

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  • Also shared a vision he has for what he calls the "atomized" church.


  • In conclusion, the view that the working class has been "atomized" objectively is simply rubbish.


  • So, in terms of the Minutemen (Missiles) and Dr. Manhattan (Project) and Watchmen (as in "My father was a watchmaker, but I gave it up when I realized time could not be kept"), Dr. Manhattan returning for his watchin order to be trapped and"atomized" into quantum particles,and the "Doomsday Clock"- and in terms of a product of the 1950's, like Ernie Kovacs, like Dr. Strangelove - like Dr. Manhattan's effort to make sense of the universe in his watchlike Mars palace - Watchmen is a great film, as its inspiration is the greatest of graphic novels.


  • In the absence of strong central leadership, the rebuilding has atomized into a series of independent neighborhood projects.

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  • It is more constructive, I think, while recognizing the persistent fallacy of an atomized human "individual," self-constructed, essentialized, pre-social, that we allow for the possibility of positive social change.

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  • Wang's Dad (earnestly): "He has spirit medium powers, like the immortals, and his body has become atomized!"

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  • For example, in the plume, certain chemicals dissolved completely in the water, including the methane gas, while some of the oil droplets were atomized and remained suspended in the water.

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