Related to Premediate: premeditated


v. t.1.To advocate.
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In this regard, the Nuer -the victim community took upon themselves to rescue themselves from premediate ethnic cleansing.
This Connection of Everyone with Lungs (2005) has therefore been called flat, by which a few things are meant: its tone of voice is even and tries not to premediate attention; its sounds hold, without repeating the variations of, content; its syntax is homogenized through rhythm, pushing forth the presumption of linguistic equivalence of all things; it practices an evenly distributed attention that notices discrete disturbances in the sensual and cognitive field but focuses on accumulating what there is and moving across what's being held there suspended.
Such a view of the human accounts for why these terminal films are both science fiction and horror: they premediate cultural anxieties and insist that we are in for a turn for the worse.