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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of counterpose.


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  • Hunter counterposes each of these calls to experience and passage stanza by stanza with memory, sleep, and dreamy recollection ending up with the call to inch through dead dreams to another land.

    The WELL: Box Of Rain

  • It is the excessive pretension for Eurasianism, using it as "the" Russian identity both nationally and regionally, which is what turns it into a de facto global ideology and counterposes it to Atlanticism.

    Eurasianism and Atlanticism: enemies or allies?

  • Against it, he counterposes the values of the Enlightenment, the France of the Dreyfusards, of Camus rather than Sartre, of Jean Moulin and Pierre Mendès-France rather than Maurice Thorez or BHL's true bête noire that debased Jacobin of today's French Socialism, Jean-Pierre Chevènement.

    Daimnation!: Red on the outside, brown on the inside

  • Idealist Sting counterposes political tragedy against the consolation of love, still tempering both sides of the equation with a vague mysticism.

    ...Nothing Like The Sun

  • To a large extent, the debate over the war counterposes the "optimists," who believe that with persistence we can win, to the "pessimists," who argue that the US cannot, at reasonable cost, guarantee the rule of the regime of its choice in South Vietnam.

    A Special Supplement: Vietnam: How Government Became Wolves

  • Establishment — with its traditional goals of work, postponement of gratification, competition, and success — the “hippie” philosophy counterposes enjoy - ment, deeper inner experience, direct affiliative rela - tions, and doing “one's thing.”


  • Thus at the end of his essay Lasch counterposes "politics" and "guerrilla warfare," "political action" and "insurrectionary violence," as if voting and violence were the only alternatives.

    The Future of Radicalism

  • Marino counterposes extravagant forms of ugliness.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2 The Catholic Reaction

  • Mark Rudd counterposes "organizing" with "activism" and describes what it will take to build a movement.


  • To Williams 'notion of "a man and a city," Stanley counterposes his own credal idea of "the darkness of the mind & the darkness of death, / & in between the bright day, bright city."

    Tyee - Home


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