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  • adj. Not muddied; clear of sediment etc.

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Examples

  • So in order to obtain a "clean" policy debate, in which the tariff is debated purely on its merits as a trade policy, unmuddied by partisan opinions about the total level of taxation, any tariff proposal should be packaged with precisely compensating cuts in other taxes.

    Ian Fletcher: A Tariff Would, Too, Fix Our Trade Mess

  • It was not joyful, tossing those words away (well, I have them in a separate file for use in another book), but I see the book as pristine and unmuddied now, and I am happy with it at last.

    Writer Unboxed » Blog Archive » Reclaiming the joy of writing

  • In order to obtain a "clean" policy debate, in which the tariff is debated purely on its merits as a trade policy, unmuddied by differing opinions about the total level of taxation, any tariff proposal should be packaged with compensating cuts in other taxes.

    Ian Fletcher: Is a Flat Tariff the Answer to America's Trade Mess?

  • I have found that this often produces a clearer and more pure creation, unmuddied or sullied by baggage.

    The Basic “How to Write a Short Story” Post « Write Anything

  • An hour before opening the locker, the nurse smoked a bummed cigarette — his first in ten years — on the roof of the hospital, smoked it hard, down to the filter and flicked it away, watching the cherry drop four, five, six floors, mingling with the falling snowflakes and then sputtering out on a patch of yet unmuddied snow on the sidewalk.

    The Nurse

  • So when students and a professor gather in a room to talk about the consequences of aging on life in Tokyo, their generalizations are sweeping, assured, unmuddied by ethnic politics, and apt to ring true.

    Shock of Gray

  • His horn, of course, unmuddied it as soon as it touched the liquid.

    Massage

  • He said, kiddingly, kidding being another form of evasion, “I prefer the immersion method — to let it all wash over me, unmuddied by preconceptions.”

    The Apparition

  • Meanwhile, unmuddied, head high, expectations beaten, the hopes of a thousand pundits at his back, Fred sails a zephyr of confidence to New Hampshire.

    "The common demoninator here, other than a patent lack of qualifications for the presidency, is likeability."

  • Mighty Moron is just such a pure and unmuddied example of it.

    Think Progress » In 2005, Exxon CEO Raked in 190K a Day

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