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sketchy

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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1037) vast philosophical encyclopedia, The Book of the Cure (Kitab al-Sifa'), and--for the part on practical philosophy, treated only very sketchily by Ibn Sina--on Nasir al-Din al-Tusi's (d.
While the design of the book could certainly be improved--architects' comments are bluntly formatted and interrupt the flow of the narrative, while design sketches, drawings, models and photographs documenting each project are small and sketchily captioned--this is more than counterbalanced by commentaries on the work of Aalto and Eero Saarinen at MIT and contributions by Kevin Roche, Steven Holl, Charles Correa, Fumihiko Maki and Frank Gehry.
Power and authority are frequently mentioned, but discussed sketchily or not at all.
Sketchily described in the New Testament and a marginal, even comical figure during most of the Middle Ages, Joseph only rose to prominence in the fifteenth century, reaching an apogee of popularity in the period following the Council of Trent (1545-63) in the late sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries.
I refer you to my book for greater detail on points sketchily covered here.
Of the principal figures, Robles necessarily remains the most sketchily limned in these pages.
Contracts were issued quickly, and written sketchily, by the CPA; frequently, businessmen dealing with the agency said, they'd be posted on a CPA Web site with bids due the very next day--an impossible deadline to meet for any contractor who didn't have advance warning.
His oil painting as a nine-yearold, Horses in a Stable, is nothing to be ashamed of, a rough work indeed but curiously pointing the direction in which his early work would go It is a very dark piece, lots of brown, sketchily done but with its own integrity.
We sketchily made it across and then had to contend with getting up on the cement walls for a peek.
Locher begins with a chapter of unnuanced and under-researched historical background that sketchily covers the higher organization of the armed forces.
But Marsden cannot exploit the "Personal Narrative" as much of a template, for Edwards's own account is exclusively attuned to an internalized spiritual dimension, seasoned only rarely and sketchily with mundane biographical details, as Marsden notes (253).
Not only is there no far-reaching account of propagation as a social phenomenon, but the discussion throughout the book is conducted at a rather general level and the case studies are analyzed too sketchily.
Traditionally, the wide reach of this subpoena power has been mitigated by the secrecy of grand jury proceedings: Any testimony or documents, however sketchily obtained, as least stayed within the courtroom.
seems little aware of the broad range of Christian spiritual tradition and somewhat sketchily informed about classic Christian theology.
Babette finds in a woman's magazine the key to unlocking Thomas's natural potency; by means of an erotic technique only very sketchily suggested, she exploits the "explosive effect" of an Altoids mint.