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Blunt

1. Anthony. 1907--83, British art historian and Soviet spy
2. Wilfred Scawen. 1840--1922, British poet, traveller, and anti- imperialist
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The past few years have been all about adding texture to your haircut but this year it's time to get rid of some of those wispy ends and give your cut a blunter edge.
The failure of talks precedes either eventual agreement in 2013, or the imposition of imposed cuts which are likely to be blunter than politicians would like.
We all like politicians who say what they think - and campaigners opposed a directly elected mayor for Birmingham could hardly have been blunter.
Amano, who has taken a blunter approach towards the Islamic state than his predecessor Mohamed ElBaradei, met with Abbasi-Davani on the sidelines of a week-long, international nuclear safety meeting in the Austrian capital.
When Obama meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel on Friday, he needs to be even blunter about how a continued stalemate is not in Israel's interest and will only feed extremism.
In following performances, he weighed the strings, muffling them with a cloth, to produce blunter or sharper sounds.
for his work had reached His blunter instruments, shovels and buckets,
Amano has unfurled a blunter IAEA line on Iran, something likely to bolster sanctions proponents, after what Western diplomats said was the reluctance of ElBaradei to confront Tehran due to doubts about the veracity of some intelligence.
Professor Christine Duffield from the Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Health at UTS talks about the evolution of her thinking away from a model of measuring workloads by acuity to a blunter instrument like mandated minimum staffing ratios (see page 18).
The language of the report was much blunter than that used by Amano's Egyptian predecessor Mohamed ElBaradei, who stepped down at the end of November.
Blunter instrumentssuch as those used by Pewmiss the nuances and therefore underestimate the public's real opposition to abortion on demand.
The blunter stand of the world towards what's going on in Gaza is actually stirring a lot of deep-rooted hatred and animosity, not only against the Israeli occupiers and their backers in the West but against those so-called moderates in Palestine and the Arab world as well.