In March 1959 the Dalai Lama crossed the border from Tibet into northern India, where his government-in-exile has remained. Travelling at night to avoid the Chinese army, and crossing the Himalayas on foot, it took 15 days to flee from Lhasa
After Germany occupied France in 1940, both Dalí and Breton escaped to New York. But while Breton remained an aloof outsider, Dalí relished his immense popularity, dabbling in show business and selling his works and image at great profit (it was then that Breton nicknamed him "Avida Dollars," or greedy for dollars, an anagramof his name). He no longer needed Surrealism. He was now simply Dalí.
“Back then, it supercharged the recovery,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Economy.com, “and today it could have played a decisive role if G.M. and Chrysler had remained viable companies. Without their contribution, the economy simply can’t recover as quickly as it has in the past.”
tr.v., -charged, -charg·ing, -charg·es.
- To increase the power of (an engine, for example), as by fitting with a supercharger.
- To charge heavily or excessively: an atmosphere that was supercharged with tension.
【anagram a word or phrase made by using the letters of another word or phrase in a different order: 'Neat' is ananagram of 'a net'.】