Daphne amassed rare ones (rebarbative
, hendiadys, aposiopesis) in her notebook, the same way other kids collect sea glass or baseball cards.
It tells me that this may just be the beginning of decay in the persona of Ribadu which has just begun to tug at the nose of the world with its rebarbative
Then comes one of the volume's more rebarbative
pieces (Chapter 38), entitled 'Four Great Australian Legal Disasters'.
Yes, the M5S/League coalition is noisy and rebarbative
. Under the de facto leadership of the League's Matteo Salvini, the interior minister, it has a knack for annoying domestic and foreign critics alike on a daily basis.
La nouvelle conception de la region, sans vouloir etre ni regionaliste ni rebarbative
, est appelee d'abord a federer les eparpillements, repenser les coherences et activer les emulations.
It is surprisingly simple at its core, yet can often be rebarbative
and obtuse to the naive reader.
"I'm often accused of concentrating on the pungent, rebarbative
side of life in my work, but I feel I'm rather sentimental about it."
Scholars are on much safer grounds with William George Fitzgerald, who as "Ignatius Phayre" produced a series of rebarbative
and fraudulent articles about Hitler at home that delighted fashionable audiences in London and New York.
Not a day seems to pass, after all, when some newspaper, magazine, or talk show doesn't dismiss an opponent's stale lies as "mere rhetoric." You can learn a lot from these rebarbative
jibes, but you will not be reminded of rhetoric, in the ancient way of thinking, as the art of persuasion.
This Atlantic polemic-cum-factoids concludes with a rebarbative
quip: 'Washington can tolerate a thin-skinned ally who bites the hand that feeds him through crass invective.' When compatriots in 1972-1986 protested with 'Down with the US-Marcos dictatorship,' the media denounced their 'anti-Americanism.'