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mod. unsafe; illegal; risky. (Alluding to danger due to lack of knowledge.) Why are we going down in the sketchy place on this silly errand?
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International criticism, though, of Turkey's generals has been understandably muted by the blanket media blackout, which still allows only the sketchiest of details to emerge from the border region.
The furtive Jose Maria was 36, had been ordained at 23 and early on had conceived in the sketchiest form the idea of a religious organization that would have its own identity within the Catholic church.
Whether what is intended by the latter is the teaching of professors at the Azhar or the understanding of modernist thinkers and writers is not specified, but in either case not the sketchiest comparison is offered, and with the exception of a couple of popular songs that appear to have been imitated or adapted by maddahin, no "elitist" writing more recent than the sixteenth century is cited, although the secularization of the life of the Prophet by eminent twentieth-century writers is said to have been convincingly demonstrated (p.
The report offers no definition of this curious term and not even the sketchiest description of a digital world is given.
These strike me as her sketchiest chapters, not as fully detailed as the analyses of writers which follow Following Ray Monk, she describes the Tractatus as a war book Wittgenstein's war experiences transforming it "from a treatise on the logic of propositions into something quite different" (p.
Although it was admirable to fill in at the last minute, it was ultimately, perhaps, a little foolhardy, as her acting proved to be something of an embarrassment and vocally she gave only the sketchiest of interpretations of the final scene of the opera.
Though the twenties era is suggested in only the sketchiest manner in William Ivey Long's chic, all-black, bodyrevealing costumes and by John Lee Beatty's spare scenic design, such economy does give the show an edge.
So with 30 acres of brush and woods, no fences, only a small one-car garage besides the house, and of course not much money, I designed our first goat pens with only the sketchiest advice from other goat people.
For instance, one may, never have developed values or virtues relating to extreme pain or never needed to develop more than the sketchiest concept of personal dignity.
This is but the sketchiest of outlines, one that leaves dozens of questions open, such as the number of tutorials that might be conducted simultaneously or grouped by performance major; my own implementation of it proceeds on an experimental basis.
Which serves to explain at least in part why Myrnaloy "has only the sketchiest intuition that Barry Dingle even exists, next door" (OFN 91).
Only the sketchiest of macroeconomic data were available to market participants in 1931, making this task even more difficult than it is today.
There are also discursive notes on the project, various redactions of the 96-inch chart mentioned by Baum, and the sketchiest of outline frameworks for a proposed monograph on 'Luna Incognita' that Hill was never to write.
Kevin Staab: I still wish I could do them like his Peter Hewitt: Flapped as far over as possible in the sketchiest of pools
Without the requirement for annual accounts, the number of small companies with only the sketchiest idea of their finances will rise significantly.