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How to use the word characterizes in a Sentence?

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Being gay not only violates natural morals and values; however, it also holds in contempt of that; indeed, it characterizes as the opposite of natural beauty, as lacking in physical coordination. Accordingly, the lust of sex cannot beautify life without natural-matching.

Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
1 year ago

More people are able to culture the virus, they can use the information to develop drugs, vaccines, and better characterizes the nature of the virus and the transmission.

Raina MacIntyre

Found on Reuters
1 year ago

Science

Published-writing without directly addressing the figure, on media and social media, only characterizes and messages for the common public, not individual; therefore, a particular person never considers that seriously and personally.

Ehsan Sehgal

added by anonymous
2 years ago

He needs to apologize for demonizing Muslims, he needs to apologize for demonizing brown people who have tried to come here and have a better life. He characterizes their desire to come here and work and feed their family as an invasion.

John Legend

Found on FOX News
2 years ago

Entertainment

Anyone who works in the city understands the gridlock that characterizes downtown and midtown Manhattan during business hours. It's why they chose mass transit to begin with.

New Jersey

Found on Reuters
4 years ago

Top News

This is just more of the outrageous divisiveness that characterizes his every breath and another reason why he is entirely unsuited to lead the United States.

John Kasich

Found on Reuters
5 years ago

Politics

To be clear, more expensive liquidity is a price well worth paying for making the core of the system more robust, removing public subsidies is absolutely necessary for real markets to exist. Volatility characterizes such real markets and much of the pre-crisis market-making capacity among dealers was ephemeral.

Mark Carney

Found on Reuters
6 years ago

Company News

Any historian of the literature of the modern age will take virtually for granted the adversary intention, the actually subversive intention, that characterizes modern writing -- he will perceive its clear purpose of detaching the reader from the habits of thought and feeling that the larger culture imposes, of giving him a ground and a vantage point from which to judge and condemn, and perhaps revise, the culture that produces him.

Lionel Trilling

added by anonymous
7 years ago

High culture is nothing but a child of that European perversion called history, the obsession we have with going forward, with considering the sequence of generations a relay race in which everyone surpasses his predecessor, only to be surpassed by his successor. Without this relay race called history there would be no European art and what characterizes it: a longing for originality, a longing for change. Robespierre, Napoleon, Beethoven, Stalin, Picasso, they're all runners in the relay race, they all belong to the same stadium.

Milan Kundera

added by anonymous
7 years ago

The degradation which characterizes the state into which you plunge him by punishing him pleases, amuses, and delights him. Deep down he enjoys having gone so far as to deserve being treated in such a way.

Marquis de Sade

added by anonymous
11 years ago

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