skeletonic

skeletonic

(ˌskɛlɪˈtɒnɪk)
adj
(Anatomy) resembling a skeleton
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Curiously, he fails to carry this attitude to its logical conclusion by applauding Harold Macmillan's public-spirited labors in 1945 to give anticommunist refugees firsthand experience of Uncle Joe's compassion; or by demanding that Lieutenant Calley's philanthropic My Lai endeavors be rewarded with a Nobel Peace Prize; or by cheering the 1969 British blockades that released a million skeletonic Biafrans from the perils of obesity; or by praising Roe v.
Such evocative marriages of skeletonic morphology and transportation infrastructure form the core of Calatrava's oeuvre.
This is much helped by giving rational choice theory a skeletonic history, before presenting its theoretical elements.