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When he predictably displays his dreadfulness, the likeliest rebound prospect is the ever-popping up, divorced barrister Mark Darcy (played by Colin Firth as kind of an in-joke for Jane Austen fans).
2] Perhaps the poor can find just enough to dull the dreadfulness by using drugs, drinking or drooling over the electronic media.
Messud is marvelously adept at showing the dreadfulness of the elder LaBasses and their sycophantic little circle, and equally so in the scenes she has set in the United States, where Sagesse is sent to ride out a period of family trouble with her mother's family in a rich Massachussetts suburb.
19-20, 1996, at 20; Diluting the Dreadfulness of Genocide, THE AUSTRALIAN, Oct.
the sea monsters], which appeared in (their) dreadfulness (tistift), for they were all hideous and dreadful (tisten)" (M.
And the current dreadfulness of New Street is, of course, bound up with the rebuilding work that will - we hope - provide our city with a railway station of which we are no longer ashamed.
The dreadfulness of Cameroon IT seemed that genuine whipping boys at World Cups were a thing of the past - but Cameroon, comfortably the worst team at the tournament, did a passable impression of the old no-hopers of Zaire, Haiti and El Salvador.
And it being in aid of charity does not excuse such dreadfulness.
Hilton scooped up the worst actress prize for "The Hottie and the Nottie," a movie which Britain's Daily Mirror decried as a movie "of monumental dreadfulness.
Without wishing to detract from Sir Digby Jones's well-judged campaign for an interest rate cut tomorrow, one must wonder whether he is over-egging the dreadfulness of the CBI's shopping survey for July.
We've survived the dreadfulness of January and February.
The dreadfulness of this proposal consists of two incompatible conversations happening simultaneously: Catherine's peripatetic discourse hopping from song to company to Gothic values, and Thorpe's single-minded quest nailing down his fortune, or so he wrongly believes.