sharp-cornered love

Definitions

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  • adjective angular, having sharp corners

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  • adjective having sharp corners

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Examples

  • After an almost 30-year relationship with yoga, I still pride myself on many things, and priding oneself on many things is like walking through a completely darkened room where there is a lot of small, sharp-cornered furniture located precisely at shin height.

    Elizabeth Boleman-Herring: The One-Legged "Yogini"

  • The book, while 98% present, does show some minimal signs of wear: one very tiny (less than 1/8 in.), almost invisible, dent to bottom edge, one small (less than 1/4 in.) superficial scratch at front cover, small (less than 1 in.) superficial scratch at rear cover, bottom front corner has minor bump (no grazing), other 3 are quite sharp-cornered.

    2009 June | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • After an almost 30-year relationship with yoga, I still pride myself on many things, and priding oneself on many things is like walking through a completely darkened room where there is a lot of small, sharp-cornered furniture located precisely at shin height.

    Elizabeth Boleman-Herring: The One-Legged "Yogini"

  • The book, while 98% present, does show some minimal signs of wear: one very tiny (less than 1/8 in.), almost invisible, dent to bottom edge, one small (less than 1/4 in.) superficial scratch at front cover, small (less than 1 in.) superficial scratch at rear cover, bottom front corner has minor bump (no grazing), other 3 are quite sharp-cornered.

    2009 June 28 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • The book, while 98% present, does show some minimal signs of wear: one very tiny (less than 1/8 in.), almost invisible, dent to bottom edge, one small (less than 1/4 in.) superficial scratch at front cover, small (less than 1 in.) superficial scratch at rear cover, bottom front corner has minor bump (no grazing), other 3 are quite sharp-cornered.

    Wish list: Golden Cockerel’s Poems and Sonnets of Wm. Shakespeare

  • After an almost 30-year relationship with yoga, I still pride myself on many things, and priding oneself on many things is like walking through a completely darkened room where there is a lot of small, sharp-cornered furniture located precisely at shin height.

    Elizabeth Boleman-Herring: The One-Legged "Yogini"

  • William's ­parents engaged uneasily in these transactions, he ­remembers: "The house needed the money but they watched anxiously as strangers lugged sharp-cornered gear through medieval doorways and leaned spiky lighting rigs against Tudor paneling."

    Within The Castle Walls

  • In winter, the garden was reduced to an arrangement of sharp-cornered hedges, an homage to discipline and order.

    In This Way I Was Saved

  • Starting with the opening scene, in which sharp-cornered not-quite-fanfares play in the background as we see Burgess Meredith and Lon Chaney Jr. running from an angry mob of rifle-toting ranchers, the music catches you by surprise and puts you into the midst of the action and the minds of the characters.

    Copland in Hollywood

  • And so it rose and flew, gloriously propelled by human force; with indescribable joy I watched it spinning sharp-cornered like some strange new propeller device designed to cut the wires of enemy barrage ballons.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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