Definitions

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  • adv. In a tendentious manner.

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  • adv. in a tendentious manner

Etymologies

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tendentious +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Anyway, I think everyone has to (or at least should) admit that the fact that Israel has people like Itai Epstein tendentiously arguing, essentially, that it is always wrong — without official harrassment, without stopping from speaking, imprisoning them or otherwise shutting them up — in the perilous situation that Israel finds itself, is amazing.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Telling Interview with the Director of Amnesty Israel

  • So when the former Massachusetts governor visited the Journal editorial board this week, we put it to him squarely, if perhaps tendentiously.

    On Taxes, 'Modeling,' and the Vision Thing

  • And the tendentiously "moderate" New York Times columnist David Brooks -- whose previous low point, a year ago just after the earthquake, was blaming the victims in "places like Haiti" for lacking "middle-class values" -- writes of "vicious charges made by people who claimed to be criticizing viciousness."

    Ethan Casey: Is America Any Different from Pakistan?

  • And the tendentiously "moderate"New York Times columnist David Brooks -- whose previous low point, a year ago just after the earthquake, was blaming the victims in "places like Haiti" for lacking "middle-class values" -- writes of "vicious charges made by people who claimed to be criticizing viciousness."

    Ethan Casey: Is America Any Different from Pakistan?

  • In his aptly titled book, "Necessary Secrets," Gabriel Schoenfeld, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, has presented a subtle and instructive brief challenging the right of the press to make unilateral decisions to "publish and let others perish," as he puts it somewhat tendentiously or, as he quotes a newspaper editor, to publish "no matter the cost."

    Book Review Roundup

  • Of course, Luskin tendentiously *also* pulls passages out of context that do exactly this!

    Casey Luskin: the new Wendell Bird? - The Panda's Thumb

  • Anyway, I think everyone has to or at least should admit that the fact that Israel has people like Itai Epstein tendentiously arguing, essentially, that it is always wrong — without official harrassment, without stopping from speaking, imprisoning them or otherwise shutting them up — in the perilous situation that Israel finds itself, is amazing.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Telling Interview with the Director of Amnesty Israel

  • And in doing so, his spokeswoman of course tendentiously mischaracterized what the authors claim, support and are advocating.

    Obama Campaign Removes Ad From Walt-Mearsheimer Book's Amazon Page

  • Running politics from small magazines at least open to the public to read and comment in the letters like the Nation or New Republic, simply makes more sense than trying to run it through these geeky change. org type of sites where the discussion is rigged with the coders 'views or allowing Shirky to harvest the mob selectively and tendentiously to fit his pre-existing agenda.

    Government Needs Smart-sourcing, Not Crowdsourcing

  • E.g., simplistic and tendentiously conceived definitions - and accompanying harrumphs, as if to suggest reason itself should not be allowed to offend certain "august" pretensions.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

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