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  • adverb In an unsettling manner.

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Examples

  • And though decades separate us from the most violent period of racial hatred in this country, the work will remain unsettlingly relevant as long we live in a world perpetually rattled by violence: national, racial, religious, ethnic -- you name it.

    Edward Goldman: Be Warned: This Art Makes You Want to Throw Up

  • And though decades separate us from the most violent period of racial hatred in this country, the work will remain unsettlingly relevant as long we live in a world perpetually rattled by violence: national, racial, religious, ethnic -- you name it.

    Edward Goldman: Be Warned: This Art Makes You Want to Throw Up

  • The sight of numerous regions declaring sovereignty and barraging Moscow with demands was unsettlingly familiar to those who had just watched the Soviet Union fall apart.

    The Return

  • And though decades separate us from the most violent period of racial hatred in this country, the work will remain unsettlingly relevant as long we live in a world perpetually rattled by violence: national, racial, religious, ethnic -- you name it.

    Edward Goldman: Be Warned: This Art Makes You Want to Throw Up

  • The sight of numerous regions declaring sovereignty and barraging Moscow with demands was unsettlingly familiar to those who had just watched the Soviet Union fall apart.

    The Return

  • Your words sound unsettlingly close to those that would incite a rebellion.

    Arcane Circle

  • The sight of numerous regions declaring sovereignty and barraging Moscow with demands was unsettlingly familiar to those who had just watched the Soviet Union fall apart.

    The Return

  • Your words sound unsettlingly close to those that would incite a rebellion.

    Arcane Circle

  • Brave, brilliant and unsettlingly wild, the author of "Wuthering Heights" left much less of a personal record than her sister Charlotte, but the fragmentary evidence shows that Emily Brontë was very much what she said she hoped to be: "Through life and death, a chainless soul / With courage to endure."

    Five Best: John Matteson

  • This seems unsettlingly possible, most days, though I think that's probably how almost all writers feel.

    INTERVIEW: Benjamin Rosenbaum

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