in-your-face


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in-your-face

mod. confrontational. Fred is just an in-your-face kind of guy. He means no harm.
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Some are offended by his in-your-face personality, but the straight-talkin' Texas with Brokeback Mountain-good looks is tender enough to cry (before he won the speedskating 5,000 meter gold).
A subway station segment with dancer Shane Sparks presents different dance styles, including the aggressive, in-your-face form known as krumping.
L, the 47-year-old, New York-born creator of these confrontational action-art performances, has brought as much humor to his work as a certain in-your-face audacity.
And now here it was: palpable, in-your-face evidence of the existence of people unlike ourselves, people who were, in fact, murderously hostile to us and clever enough to eclipse even Chandra.
Joseph's Health Centre in Hamilton, whose earlier invitation to Clinton had been opposed by Catholic pro-lifers (see our June editorial), published an in-your-face, eight-page supplement to the National Post with a large photo of Clinton and a thank you across the bottom quarter of its front page.
In the 2nd edition of his very instructive book, On the Art of Writing Copy, direct marketing expert Herschell Gordon Lewis writes that the web and special prosecutor Kenneth Starr's lurid report on President Clinton's "peccadilloes" are among the influences that have made public discourse more informal, coarse, and in-your-face.
However, NetSlaves' in-your-face attitude about the New Economy--some of which is quite entertaining--can't mask the ambition of Steve Baldwin and Bill Lessard, the site's founders, to be successful Web entrepreneurs.
Her attitude is as in-your-face as the hip-hop music of the soundtrack.
The group's lively brand of in-your-face rock has drawn comparisons to gritty peers such as Puddle Of Mud and '70's rock icons Bad Company as well as the Rolling Stones.
Learn to "communicate acceptance without being too in-your-face," he says.
How to respond to Ahmadinejad's in-your-face challenges?
Fervent, in-your-face, and occasionally executing backwards bourrees, this is a universe of endless possibilities.
I'm referring not just to her depictions of women actually playing with themselves, such as Interior: Big Blonde with Beaded Jacket, 1997, or True Blonde, 1999, two examples from the ICA's five-year survey; surprisingly enough, such directness is not the forte of this notoriously in-your-face artist.
Most of the people who spoke at the meeting supported the artist and the exhibit, but a few objected to the in-your-face aspect of the show.