The guitar riffs on Phantom Limb are gratingly
Both decisions are poorly reasoned, lack a constitutional justification, and are gratingly
pompousyet they are "landmark decisions.
The trouble is, apart from a gratingly
self-pitying tone, you can tell from the very first minute where it's all heading, and whoever wrote the script doesn't let us down, with a predictably bitter-sweet ending.
His dogged adherence to a "fall" thesis of Christian history--the notion that nothing good came of the Catholic faith that developed after the fall of the Roman Empire and before the Reformation--often is gratingly
That seems like a particularly stupid criticismto have of a Ross Noble show, I grant you, but, despite the continual stream of laughs, there were times the more gratingly
outspoken audience members could have been reined in.
That site was ruled out after owners of neighboring properties protested that a 12-story building, which would have been necessary to fit the courthouse into the small site, would have been gratingly
out of scale with the rest of downtown.
At first, the optimistic confidence of the two young Mexican Americans seems gratingly
naive, especially when juxtaposed to the impending physical threats to their lives in combat:
In a spasm of that humbug which the world soon grew to recognise as his trademark, Wilson patiently explained his policy to British Ambassador Walter Page, via some of the most gratingly
complacent verbiage ever uttered by an adult: "I am going to teach the South [sic] Americans to elect good men.
WHILE STIGLITZ DOES HAVE A REMARKABLY realistic understanding for a liberal of many aspects of how the world economy works, he gratingly
makes two blunders over and over.
paternalistic endorsement of Orthodox women's prayer groups is an unapologetic celebration of male dominance.
CAROLINE O'Shea is a gratingly
loud woman whose achievements in life amount to one O-level and an eating disorder.