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  • n. Plural form of figuration.

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  • Both these earlier works shone with a startling transparency, the textures clear, the speedy, whirring string figurations beautifully controlled.

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  • Stalwart tenor Paul Groves, a regular at the SFO and survivor of last year's unfortunate Tales of Hoffmann, was a commanding dramatic presence as Gualtiero, his voice strong if not completely comfortable in the rapid vocal figurations of the Baroque style.

    Rodney Punt: Griselda in Peter Sellars Production at Santa Fe Opera

  • A symphony's slowly shifting harmonies shape its dramatic structure, yet audiences will more likely notice the fancy figurations that skitter above them.

    A Bigger Band, the Same Steady Hand

  • Such vivid figurations may help us recall meteorological phenomena and their terminology, though to people the heavens with unsavory characters—not to mention aerial fast-food joints—seems a bit mundane.

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  • What I talk about as alethic models can very much be considered figurations constructed in such a way, made to be tested for relevance as regards empirical data.

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  • If anything, I suspect that just as “cosmic” points to the cosmos to signify a vastness we cannot really imagine, figurations of rape point to that act to signify an abhorrence at the edge of imagination.

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  • In the Corrente, he nicely balances left-hand staccato against right-hand figurations.

    On CD: Ashkenazy's Bach

  • He points out details I had missed -- figurations in the trees and on the roof and wall of the house typical of Picasso's stroke.

    Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta: Pink Socks & Patent Leather Shoes -- a Madison Avenue Art Walk

  • As already excerpted above, the question is so rhetorical that the present essay wants to imagine some part of its answer as lying with the phonemic underlay and ligatures of rhetoric's own subvocal figurations.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

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