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  • n. Plural form of motorcar.


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  • Retro means smartly playing dumb, as if automobiles were still called motorcars and abstraction were still art's cutting edge.

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  • A person with 'hot' money can for instance spend large amounts of cash on expensive items, such as motorcars, and sell these items again.

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  • The way she said "motorcars" made these machines sound very high-class, indeed.

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  • "motorcars" simply reeked of riches and crushing hauteur.

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  • Prior to Selden and Benz, internal combustion engines were considered too bulky to be practical for motorcars.

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  • We could blame the organization; we could blame the government; we could blame the police force; we could blame the weather; we could blame the food; we could blame the highways; we could blame our own motorcars, our own clothes; we could blame an infinite variety of things.

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  • Adjacent to these fine motorcars, RAND creates a luxury lifestyle experience by inviting complementary brands to showcase their goods and services to the distinguished list of guests that RAND invites to its events.

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  • Under the darkness of this city, under the hum of their florescent bulbs and the tumbling rattle of motorcars, the wheeze of their machines and the clank of their canisters, your crops wilted to soot and your babies seemed transformed to hunks of charcoal.

    Beneath the Light of an Exploding City

  • Through the pipes the sounds of shopping malls and florescent lights and motorcars and helicopters whirring and chasing criminals and the sounds of domestic disputes of the wives who were once your wives, the wives who replaced the wives who died of plague, those wives of dust and shadow, who wander even now, dead, and prospering in the shadowed everything.

    Beneath the Light of an Exploding City

  • Town planners certainly thought that way, and declined to design for anything other than motorcars.

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