The other somewhat heterogeneous group, of which the previously mentioned English Reversive is a member, contains various types of negation, reversal, transformation, and evaluation of the sense of predicates, such as those expressed by the following English Verbal prefixes: mal- (malform, maladminister
, malfunction), dis- (disambiguate, dispossess, disallow), de- (deforest, de-energize, de-emphasize), re- (rewrite, rephrase, reshape), and so on (anti-, contra-, counter-, mis-), and so forth.
Addressing the party conference in Carmarthen, Mr Llwyd said, 'For how long can we in Wales stand the increasingly cringing behaviour of our First Minister, leading a team of inept amateurs to maladminister
our country and embarrass us in front of the world?
An unwise appointment introduced an Iago into the museum, who fed information to the press on various deeds and trusts that he knew to be dangerous; Rothenstein had not paid sufficient attention to the terms on which they had been set up and had consequently allowed them to be maladministered
. In demonstrating this and other failings, Clark shows us much else besides--about how the English establishment operates in the face of crisis, as well as the sometimes vituperative nature of the art world.
The money is there, you would say; it is just a question of redirecting it from maladministered
projects and ministerial Mercedes abroad to nice, clean, value-for-money schemes here.