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angularity

[′aŋ·gyə′lar·əd·ē]
(science and technology)
The sharpness of corners and edges.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He also called for forgetting the past, for burying the hatchet, and for helping to eradicate the angularities of the majority and the minority communities.
Lulu is a mature 12-tone work, but Berg's vocal lines and orchestral music have none of the harsh harmonies or jarring angularities of Schoenberg or Webern; rather, the music is lyrical and warm, and Lulu is an eminently approachable modern opera, one that invites and rewards repeated listening.
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What this means is the need to remove the angularities from the Chinese experiment-- cutting back the influence of the inefficient but privileged state- owned companies, making it easier for people to migrate from the countryside to the cities, discouraging land acquisitions that trigger rural unrest and providing some sort of a process that ensures that the party remains sensitive to the needs of the people who have, given the strict censorship, no way of ventilating their grievances.