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  • n. Plural form of polarity.


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  • Indeed those kind of polarities were a feature of a probing reading that dug below the surface to tease out convoluted passions and neuroses.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • These and 1,000 other flip-flop 'polarities' in life are eating up our creative energy and a lot of our potential income. "

    Press Release

  • The politician's job is to be shamelessly, consistently wrong on every bubble, in favor of whatever is popular until it's no longer popular, against whatever is unpopular until the polarities reverse again.

    Crime & Punishment & Goldman

  • Fox Searchlight Brad Pitt meets a new arrival in Terrence Malick's 'The Tree of Life' Tiny and vast, eternal and evanescent, these are the polarities of a work of art that defies categorization.

    A Towering 'Tree,' Out on a Limb

  • You'll see that these women — Emily and Victoria — who we might think are polarities are actually very similar.

    Watercooler: How Hot is Revenge's Ice Queen?

  • I wanted to write something about a character like that, only I've reversed the polarities in a way.

    An Intervire with Hari Kunzru

  • Richard Kraft: Something With Birds In It | A site-specific installation composed of four elements, Something With Birds In It invokes the friction and fluidity between familiar polarities--between the sacred and profane, sense and nonsense, play and violence, reflection and action.

    Bill Bush: Seeing Red: This Artweek.LA (October 24-30, 2011)

  • In this New Year, there will likely be escalating polarities in an already combative electoral discourse.

    Larry Yang: Toward Freedom And Enlightenment Queerly: LGBTQ And Dharma

  • And this terror brings to light polarities that give space and dimension, length and breadth and depth and height to all things, including love.

    Final Participation and the Light of God « Unknowing

  • On the contrary, they were an admission that the promise with which he had begun his administration, that he could elide the polarities of American politics, had vanished in the clashes and concessions of governing.

    O: A Presidential Novel


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