Las nobles afirmaciones de los políticos resultaron vacías. Lofty language may be used to show off our spirituality or simply be used without thinking because we are used to it in our church circles, or because we mistake it for some sort of spiritual humility and genuinely motivated demonstration of sanctification. While written for adults, many of the concepts here are suitable for and can be enjoyed by math students of all ages. The only other use easily found is gibbous deformity of the spine, which would be an unpleasant answer. The lofty mountains rose up high into the sky in the distance.
There's also a matter of social norms. All language says something about your actual or desired social position; using unnecessarily complex vocabulary or a lofty style declares that you regard yourself as a social superior of your audience, unless they would use a similar style themselves. The problem is that there is a correct and an incorrect time to use certain types of language. We have had periods in history when people's preference has been for an ornate and highly decorative style of design, but more often the vogue has been for a cleaner, more minimalist style. Along with discussion about the day's challenge, you'll get backstage insights about puzzlemaking and occasional notes from The Times's puzzlemaster, Will Shortz. Bush 41 and Bush 43 was esoteric for this Canadian but presumably trivial for their compatriots. Gary always looked down his nose at people with a lofty sneer.
While it may have been acceptable in a previous generation, it seems that in most places the tolerance for inauthentic communication forms has diminished drastically. Not bad for a newbie, but the theme was a little flat. If this is indeed a debut, this constructor is off to a fine start. Dustin Foley, a new constructor, gives us an astronomical theme as we follow the 68-Across through its four named stages. I guessed the significance of the numbers only after the puzzle was solved.
Welcome to our conversation about word games. In scientific writing, and scientific speech, those extremely specific words often do a great job of making what you are saying very, very clear. Pompous words are chosen to show off our intellect or are used carelessly without intent to show off. Use the language and speech that most effectively relays the key points to the audience in front of you. In that case, where the context of specific words is well-established between us, it is very easy to communicate. Tom tiene metas elevadas para su carrera profesional. It has few peers, even today, because finding the way to convey an idea crisply takes the same skill as producing a design classic like the Eames chair: it looks simple, even though it isn't.
Like the British or Australians we pay little attention to the sequence number of our Prime Ministers. It's easy to tool up your language with impressive sounding words, but much harder to convey your message with a precise choice of words. Syzygy is the alignment of three celestial bodies. Is lofty language the same thing as pulpit pomposity? He has, as the modern idiom has it, all the gear and no idea. Consider Dogberry in Much Ado, whose mangling of English meaning in an attempt to put himself on a level with his social superiors is funny precisely because he's trying so hard.
Elegance in writing style has parallels with elegance in design. Up until the last hundred years or so, most humans on the planet could mark the passage of time by the monthly progression of the lunar cycle. I am not sure whether we fully understand exactly why, but I suspect it has to do with demonstrating mastery and difficulty of mimicry. If dissemination of information is an important part of what I do as an academic, then I should be doing the things that most effectively relay the information that is most important. One of the best things we can do as scientists and educators is to relay what we know and what we learn whether that be through reading, experience, or research to the people who can benefit from that information the most.
Easy easy, even for a Monday. Foley is in the science biz. Gary siempre mira por encima a la gente con una mueca arrogante. The fact is that in almost every setting, listeners find lofty language and tone to be distant, unengaging and even off-putting. Nancy Shack with an assist from Janie provided.
In the western cultures, at least, the majority of listeners now esteem authenticity and natural communication. Raps was also a bit of a stretch. Then this morning, my neighbor Patricia, whose son Ian attends Brown, sent me. The politician's lofty statements proved to be empty. Tom had lofty goals for his career. While I normally like a challenge, my impending surgery makes me grateful for not having to strain my brain too much this morning. Over-elaborate sentences, by contrast, make a claim on social status that nearly always rings hollow.
Without electricity to turn night into day, the most obvious fact of life after sunset was the size and shape of the moon. The puzzles, which are inspired by many sources and are reported by Gary Antonick, are generally mathematical or logical problems, with occasional forays into physics and other branches of science. We need to be precise rather than slack, but strive to communicate rather than to demonstrate our verbal or intellectual prowess. Here you'll find a new blog post for each day's crossword plus a bonus post for the Variety puzzle. But Shakespearean heroes often use comparatively simple language with striking precision. Dustin Foley is a student at Brown.
Yesterday we considered the challenge of picking the right words to convey the message when we preach. . And it's democratic and accessible, which our less hierarchical society values highly. Popular astronomy is here as well with the inveterate beeping droid Artoo-Detoo from Star Wars. Two gerunds and two adjectives are unharmonious. Las altas montañas se elevaban hacia el cielo en la distancia.