2016年3月26日 星期六

counsel, clutter, indomitably, uncluttered, tableaux



And as long as I have the strength to teach, I will continue to share with my students what I have learned from Andy Grove, out of respect for his indomitable spirit and drive. That is at least one of the lessons of Andy’s life: Each of us should seek such counsel, and seek to provide it to the best of our ability.


Not all readers agreed on Mr. Hemingway; and his "best" single work will be the subject of literary debate for generations. But possibly "The Old Man and the Sea," published in 1952, had the essence of the uncluttered force that drove his other stories. In it, character stands hard and clear, indomitable in failure. Man--an ordinary although an unusual man- -is a victim of, and yet rises above, the elemental harshness of nature.


From her housemaid to Alfred Tennyson, the indomitable Victorian wrestled everybody into her studio, dressing them up as characters from William Shakespeare and the Bible. For years, these tableaux have been out of fashion – but two new shows cast this pioneering photographer in a new light


From her housemaid to Alfred Tennyson, the indomitable Victorian...
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counsel 

Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊns(ə)l/ 

NOUN

1[MASS NOUN] Advice, especially that given formally:with wise counsel a couple can buy a home that will be appreciating in value[COUNT NOUN]: for the public, simple counsels of more patience are not enough

uncluttered

(ŭn-klŭt'ərd) pronunciation

adj.
Not being cluttered; orderly: a neat, uncluttered room; an uncluttered mind.


clutter
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noun [U]
(a lot of objects in) a state of untidiness:
Sorry about the clutter in the kitchen.
My desk is covered in/full of clutter.

clutter Show phonetics
verb [T]
to fill something in an untidy or badly organized way:
The kids always clutter the hall (up) with school bags and coats and stuff.
Every shelf is cluttered with ornaments.
FIGURATIVE I try not to clutter (up) my mind with useless information.

cluttered Show phonetics
adjective
a cluttered desk/room

indomitable 

adjective
describes someone strong, brave, determined and difficult to defeat or frighten:
The indomitable Mrs Furlong said she would continue to fight for justice.

indomitably
adverb
indomitably cheerful
to fight indomitably


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