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waspish

mod. in the manner of a WASP. She looks sort of “waspish,” but she’s not.
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Mezzo Julie Boulianne was a charming Rosina, even if her "Una voce poco fa" was more a display of technical expertise than an expression of waspish personality.
Field has been attacked for writing a waspish memoir, but what he is offering is a kind of antidote to decades of closeting Leibovitz and Sontag not only in Vanity Fair and Vogue but also in The New York Times, Newsweek, and The New Yorker.
He is a brilliant, complex and crafty character, who uses the opportunity of the book to expose some facets of the design world where 'high' style, waspish chatter and edgy competitiveness wrap around each other's antennae.
You know, like I was showing WASPish restraint or something.
Soderbergh color coded the three different story lines - in grungy sepia for the Mexico scenes, bluish-gray in the WASPish Midwest, and brightly color-saturated in pretty San Diego - a technique that smacked of cultural stereotyping.
In addition to the plants' calling in waspish air attacks, the caterpillars themselves produce beacons for wasps.
So gifted, so insecure, so silly in many ways, with his waspish tongue and petty vanity.
My WASPish, bearded, ponytailed partner was among about a dozen long-haired guys.
Wasps satirizes the litigiousness of the Athenians, who are represented by the mean and waspish old man Philocleon ("Love-Cleon"), who has a passion for serving on juries.
Fat Amy Wilson) (Anna Crushingly, John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks are little more than feedback as brilliantly waspish commentators John Smith and Gail Abernathy-McKadden.
Waspish, strategic and witty, Osborne easily batted away scores of awkward questions to put his message across - that the Tory party ignore the 48 per cent who voted against Brexit at their peril.
The next day, the visitor's waspish wife (Michelle Pfeiffer) materialises and violence percolates beneath the surface, exacerbated by the arrival of their feuding sons (real-life siblings Domhnall and Brian Gleeson).
So we should not be surprised by the waspish exchanges between David Davis and Michel Barnier yesterday.
Most recently she has been killed off as the waspish but wise Olenna Tyrell in the seventh series of the hit fantasy epic Game of Thrones.
Among the powerful supporting cast of Charlotte Rampling, Emily Mortimer and Matthew Goode, Harriet Walter shines as Tony's waspish ex-wife.