...does it condemn one to a rubbery relativism.
The short-term byproduct of the Olympics has been an upsurge in Chinese patriotism that has bolstered the Communist Party against international criticism.
|Ball of Rubber Bands|
Definitionresilient Hide phonetics
able to quickly return to a previous good condition:
This rubber ball is very resilient and immediately springs back into shape.
She's a resilient girl - she won't be unhappy for long.
resilience Hide phonetics
noun [U] (FORMAL resiliency)
the adjective RUBBERY has 2 meanings: Meaning #2: difficult to chew
Synonyms: cartilaginous, gristly