“The colors are really keyed up in the background, more than I want,” she said.
An early name for the harpsichord, in fact, was clavicymbalum, or “keyed dulcimer.”
Some owners reported finding their Hummers keyed, and others said they got dirty looks in parking lots.
Arguably, Zhuangzi is suggesting that reference is always keyed to a perspective that somehow rules out others.
There was no response, so she pass-keyed the door, pushed it open, and took a step back.
Emspak conducted a low-keyed discussion of whether rigid standards should be set up for delegate credentials.
Though it does come in a combination lock version, I recommend sticking with the simpler (and cheaper) keyed option.
The Mahayana school has for many centuries built on this base, but their writings are more keyed to their own philosophy of serving others.
Day-Lewis, and Stephen Spender, of a group whose low-keyed, unpoetic, socially committed, and topical verse was the “new poetry” of the 1930s.
Which concepts we deploy depends on what recognitionally keyed concepts we have, which determines the perceptual salience of a given fleshed out content. (2006: 173–174)
Then, a prominent money expert and financial writer keyed me in on a secret about making that money work for me: I could invest my emergency fund — or at least part of it.
Two more keys produced the eight-keyed flute, which preceded the modern instrument and which lasted, with various auxiliary keys, in some German orchestras into the 20th century.
Streep's penthouse sits at the top of River Lofts tower on Laight Street in Tribeca, where a private keyed elevator in the lobby leads directly to a private vestibule in the penthouse.
MOMA’s own planned expansion bodes an architecture keyed to crowd management, which explains the logic behind even the cruel demolition of the intimate former American Museum of Folk Art.
In the Middle Ages the keyboard was attached to a number of instruments, including the lute, the hurdy-gurdy, and the various Scandinavian keyed fiddles, of which the Swedish nyckelharpa survives.
Limbaugh then offered instances in his own life when he felt unjustly targeted with bad behavior — being fired, having his car keyed — as evidence that he was a victim and not a perpetrator of discrimination.
Atlases often contain pictures, tabular data, facts about areas, and indexes of place-names keyed to coordinates of latitude and longitude or to a locational grid with numbers and letters along the sides of maps.
There's a lot of things happening on the bridge at that time, but you have to be super keyed-in to what the ship is doing," Ensign Sarah Ellis, a conning officer aboard the destroyer USS Jason Dunham, told Insider at New York City Fleet Week in 2019.
George Springer and José Altuve keyed a four-run rally in the fifth inning, Framber Valdéz pitched six brilliant innings and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the third straight game, 7-4 Friday to force a deciding Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.
French critics coined the term film noir in reference to the low-keyed lighting used to enhance these dramas stylistically—although the term would not become commonplace in international critical circles until the publication of the book Panorama du film noir americain (1955) by…
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