2016年7月13日 星期三

grizzle, psychic, suture, medium (PERSON) , nonfraudulent


Adrift In Sheffield's Hinterlands, Brexit's Psychic Landscape - Brand ...

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6 days ago - Adrift In Sheffield's Hinterlands, Brexit's Psychic Landscape ... Brand Centre on one ofSheffield City Center's oldest pedestrian high streets.

"That causes them to go berserk," said David Grizzle, a senior vice president at Continental. Often, on standby, people get out sooner, he said.

4 references to psychic in this book
1.on Page 16:
" ... proper target. Even Freud, with his sometime devotion to the idea of "psychic reality," fostered this cast of mind-since"
2.on Page 28:
" ... tionalist. The latter holds that values are a function of gut reactions, displaced psychic conflicts, temperament, and the like"
3.on Page 32:
"describes the world and you are not in it, there is a moment of psychic disequilibrium, as if you looked into a mirror and saw nothing"
4.on Page 117:
"real too as the psychic geography of those regions in which young people then thought they could find the "isolation" they sought. This was Self ... "

Homi Bhabha, a Harvard English professor and the de facto dean of postcolonial theory (and a friend of Coetzee’s), says the novelist’s power lies precisely in his ability to unsettle. “Disgrace,” he said in a recent interview, is a work of “open seams” rather than “suturing.” In a moment of “real social, historical, psychic crisis,” he said, Coetzee makes readers feel their anxiety rather than resolving it “in the way in which we as progressive liberals would want him to do.” For Bhabha, “Disgrace” is so powerful because it “allows people to project onto it some of their own most heartfelt but violent feelings.”





Page 51
... months prior to my wife's death in March 1979. there were a series of experiences in which Helen and 1 and a number of friends were all involved, ...



medium (PERSON)
noun [C] plural mediums
a person who says that they can receive messages from people who are dead

fraud (FALSE) 

noun [C]
someone or something that deceives people by claiming to be someone or something that they are not:
She was a psychic who was later revealed to be a fraud.

fraudulent
adjective
intended to deceive:
They claim that the fall in unemployment is based on a fraudulent manipulation of statistics.



suture 
noun [C] SPECIALIZED
a stitch used to sew up a cut in a person's body

suture 
verb [T] SPECIALIZED
to sew together a cut in a person's bodypsychic (MENTAL) 
adjective
(especially of an illness) of the mind rather than the body:
psychic problems


psychic (KNOWING) 
adjective
having a special mental ability, for example so that you are able to know what will happen in the future or know what people are thinking:
psychic powers

psychic 
noun [C]
a gifted psychic (= person with these abilities)

psychical 
adjective [before noun]
The Society for Psychical Research is investigating reports of a ghost at the old vicarage.

grizzle
 a grey wig 灰白髮

The verb grizzle has 2 meanings:
Meaning #1: be in a huff; be silent or sullen
Synonyms: sulk, brood, stew
Meaning #2: complain whiningly
Synonyms: whine, yammer, yawp
grizzle Show phonetics
verb [I] DISAPPROVING
(especially of a young child) to cry continually but not very loudly, or to complain all the time:
The baby was cutting a tooth and grizzled all day long.
They're always grizzling (= complaining) about how nobody invites them anywhere.

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