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Edgy

In auto sales, a slang term describing a customer with a short or questionable credit history. An edgy customer may have difficulty obtaining financing for his/her purchase.
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Funny, sinister, edgily political, "Storytown" mocks a setting that is like the other side of the looking-glass, by seeing through the sleazy adult characters who use these disguises cynically.
What I do know is that short shorts by Kawabata and Buzzati and Calvino and Jayne Anne Phillips and Beattie seem packed very tightly, each comma as edgily placed as each word, each paragraph break as momentous a move as war.
One of the men might have come up to her and made a joke--"Look, he's not as quick as he used to be!"--and then she would have laughed edgily and looked at Matt Romano splashing through the sea until some presentiment of the hugeness of her risk made her shiver.
In a sense all Dowrick's characters exist edgily within some cultural world view in the way Zoe's stepfather James does by converting to Catholicism (he is a man who is 'grateful for this unexpected possibility to "borrow" a culture which distracted him, a set of feelings, references, convictions'), though most do so without his degree of inauthenticity (p.
The super-wealthy youths initially come off as edgily idiosyncratic, but are ultimately revealed or expose themselves to be self-centered bores who just happen to have a lot of money to throw around.
I could have varifocals, bifocals, different lenses in each eye, lenses that have some sort of different rim doohickey, or a lens affixed in one eye but, edgily, not the other, leaving both eyes (and who knew my eyes were so clever?) to sort the sodding problem out themselves.
Edward Gardner seems right inside Walton's edgily romantic idiom and he conducts a performance of the second sym phony that fizzes with energy - the mercurial passacaglia in particular.
And in the final few minutes, by now with Shane Ferguson on as well and Blues in a 4-4-2 and throwing more caution to the wind, Brighton had plenty of nervy moments, defending their penalty area edgily.
Captured live in June 2008 in the Great Hall of the (Moscow Conservatory, with Constantine Orbelian firmly leading the Philharmonia of Russia, the CD) was poised for a spring 2010 release to coincide with North American concert appearances featuring much of the same repertoire, but in an odd commercial decision, it was held back for a year, perhaps in anticipation of the singers' Met Trovatores this past April.The edgily close miking does the vibrantvoiced Radvanovsky no favors, being kinder to her darker-toned colleague.
Pietersen's vulnerability to left-arm spin has been much talked about in recent days and he edgily squirted Mehrab's first ball into the off-side.
Katherine even admitted, edgily before heading off round town to do some Christmas shopping before the show: "I love Russell Brand but I'm really nervous about what he's going to do tonight."
IN THE NEW SEASON OF HBO's "Entourage" premiering this week, fictional star Vincent Chase mulls whom to squire to the premiere of his movie "Aquaman," edgily awaits box office results and has a pal from the old neighborhood unexpectedly waltz into his life--arcs that unfold over several episodes.