Since the 1980s, 'Sesame Street' has featured a few greedy, grouchy characters who have had names like Ronald Grump and Donald Grump. Here's a look at the three of them.
The online archives reinforce what some would call the Web’s single best quality: its ability to recall seemingly every statement and smear. And it is even more powerful when the viewer can rewind the video.
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Of the three, Courbet’s art may be the strangest of all, and in a time when seemingly old-fashioned representational painting is thriving, his work has a striking pertinence. Courbet the man was deeply out of sorts, independent, ambitious, wily, perennially dissatisfied with his lot, in addition to being, as he himself put it, “the most arrogant man in France.”
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The adverb seemingly has one meaning:
Meaning #1: from appearances alone
Synonyms: apparently, ostensibly, on the face of it
Derived from adjective: seeming (meaning #1)
humour (MOOD) UK, US humor Show phonetics
noun [C or U] FORMAL
the state of your feelings; mood:
You seem in a very good humour today.
humour UK, US humor Show phonetics
to do what someone wants so that they do not become annoyed or upset:
I applied for the job just to humour my parents.
-humoured UK Show phonetics
suffix (US -humored)
The election campaign has been remarkably peaceful, even good-humoured.
be out of sorts SLIGHTLY OLD-FASHIONED
to be slightly ill or slightly unhappy:
I've been feeling tired and headachy and generally out of sorts.
out of sortsIrritable, grouchy, as in Don't ask him today--he's out of sorts. This expression also implies that one's poor spirits result from feeling slightly ill. [Early 1600s] The synonym out of humor, on the other hand, used more in Britain than America, simply means "ill-tempered" or "irritable." [Mid-1600s]
out of sorts 気分が悪い; 機嫌が悪い.
“We put our heads together and said, ‘Something is out of sorts,”‘ said Carole Bower, the department head.
It takes all sorts (to make a world). SAYING
said to emphasize that people have different characters, opinions and abilities, and that you should accept this