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

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Examples

  • For "nonconformist" read "dissident," and for "dissident" read "dangerous": the term describes any art, including political, religious and Surrealist work, that did not hew to the narrow, state-sanctioned confines of Socialist Realism.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The phrase describes the melding of patriotism with a kind of non-denominational white-bread deism: it encompasses both explicit religiosity in public life the references to God in our founding documents and less well-defined but still-powerful expressions, such as the idea that the 9/11 dead are martyrs.

    David Van Biema: Bad News Psalms

  • Additionally, the term describes the direct experience of unwelcome change when an environment transforms around someone, creating a feeling of dispossession when, in fact, the affected individual has remained in one place.

    Climate Crisis of Feelings

  • The title describes both of the leads, Nick and Annie.

    The Invisible (2007)

  • The term describes the forces of evil that took from the planet first Kennedy, then Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, and Robert Kennedy. '

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Can Obama Face the 'Unspeakable'?

  • The term describes the forces of evil that took from the planet first Kennedy, then Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, and Robert Kennedy.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: Can Obama Face the 'Unspeakable'?

  • But the IG report makes clear that the term describes only one aspect of the overall surveillance program.

    The Progress Report: Bush's Secret Spy Programs

  • The term describes the acceptance by some blogs of free products or services, or other gifts and remunerations, from companies looking for a positive review of their offerings.

    Buzzword: Blogola

  • The title describes the journey of a buffoon named Sidhu -- a humble vegetable cutter in the Chandni Chowk markets of Delhi who's mistaken for the reincarnation of a legendary Chinese warrior.

    'Hotel for Dogs' is puppy chow

  • The title describes how Hollywood is putting these turds out so fast.

    DAKOTA FANNING IS AN X-MAN OR SOME CRAP

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