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


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  • They allow the telling of actions and the description of items to be focalized, that is, based on what a particular actor knows and sees.

    Grand Text Auto

  • Every section of the book (until a few passages at the end) is so closely focalized through Mark, Karin, or Weber that even the narration of material event is voiced entirely through their cognitive process.

    Point of View in Fiction

  • Ethics must become a focalized component as it is one of the missing links in modern society, as made clearly evident in the collapse of the banking system.

    Max Strom: The Global Impact of Yoga

  • Sadly, no complement for Genghis, but a focalized complement for his shirt.

    Obama: Hillary's Tough Talk Towards Iran Is "Reflective Of George Bush"

  • The painful experience of what one might call “counter rape” is focalized through the eyes of the victim — a young man whose bewildered incomprehension is utterly ignored by his female attacker.

    Shulamit Lapid.

  • The narrative, focalized through its subject, Thomas Cromwell, dwells at greatest length on Henry VIII's quest for an heir and the earth-shattering social, political, and religious consequences it entailed.

    The Little Professor:

  • There is nothing mysterious concerning the power of thought; concentration simply implies that consciousness can be focalized to the point where it becomes identified with the object of its attention.

    The Master Key System

  • But it was muffled in the silken chords of his suspended body, and what he mentally focalized was: "How do I handle the zotl?"

    In Other Worlds

  • He was mentally reviewing what the eld skyle had told him about focalized gravity nodes when the slither vine curled over the edge and snagged his ankle.

    In Other Worlds

  • Meandering courses of intricate reasonings are not to his liking -- that divinely intuitive, far-seeing, inner-focalized ray shoots straight as plummet and far as God.

    Oswald Langdon or, Pierre and Paul Lanier. A Romance of 1894-1898


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