phantomlike

phantomlike

(ˈfæntəmˌlaɪk)
adj
another term for phantomish
adv
in a phantomish manner
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They say: 'John Finlayson, weaver from Seedhill, aged 47; James Baillie, weaver from Williamsburgh, aged 24; Agnes Rowand, Ralston Square, aged six months.' The whispered names, addresses, ages and occupations echo phantomlike among mist-mantled branches - followed by an eerie epilogue: "All drowned here."
Reviewing the 1978 Sonnabend show in Artforum, Leo Rubinfien noted that Forti's image was "phantomlike and elusive, liable to change shape or color or disappear altogether when one stepped even an inch to the side." Unlike photography, holography was received as a spectacle requiring both time and movement--mirroring, in a fascinating way, the bodily attention in time that is intrinsic to dance improvisation.
On the other hand, the normal DGP branch cannot explain acceleration but it has the potential to realize a phantomlike phase by dynamical screening on the brane.
She strays almost immediately from the path to chase a phantomlike schoolgirl called Hoshiko (Rina Takasaki), who may or may not be a product of Sara's febrile imagination.
On the one hand, her close reading of these texts shows the way in which art and life imitate each other--fictional narrators and real-life figures continue to see totally non-straight Africans as a menace and unsavoury, and simultaneously depict them as supernatural and phantomlike. On the other hand, Zabus reveals a long history of subversion of this marginality by queer figures and writers alike.
In desperation, she reaches out to the public for story ideas and is rewarded with a chilling tale of phantomlike figures stealing England's Crown Jewels from the Tower of London.
But there's more than just this phantomlike set of physical correspondences: both men struggled to find the most ruthlessly efficient tactics to cut through Vietnam's jungle and shape a decisive win.
Linder said that the prime suspects behind these relativistic particles are "wild" versions of neutrinos, the phantomlike subatomic particles that are the second most populous residents (after photons) of today's universe.
almost marching on the spot, the phantomlike chorus of the men seemed to
Despite the "phantomlike status" (165) of women, reinforced historically by patriarchal repression, in both novels, Lopez-Valero investigates how female characters manage to deflect the scopophilic gaze of male characters to conclude that despite his attempts Munoz Molina still misses the mark in trying to vindicate "a voiceless collective (women)" (171).