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  • An unprecedented liberal, His Holiness had secured the papacy through one of the most controversial and unusual conclaves in Vatican history.
  • The controversial, neomodern glass pyramid designed by Chinese-born American architect I. M. Pei still evoked scorn from traditionalists who felt it destroyed the dignity of the Renaissance courtyard.
  • The threehundred-page draft—tentatively titled Symbols of the Lost Sacred Feminine—proposed some very unconventional interpretations of established religious iconography which would certainly be controversial.
  • Finally, Langdon offered some of his own research—a series of symbologic connections that strongly supported the seemingly controversial claims.
  • Facilities like this had become controversial in the art community because they provided a perfect place for art thieves to hide stolen goods, for years if necessary, until the heat was off.
  • "As you are well aware," the secretariat said, "His Holiness and others in Rome have been concerned lately with the political fallout from Opus Dei’s more controversial practices."

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  • It might be a good idea, as long as your grade comes up and you don’t get controversial.
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  • My father also loved to write poetry, sometimes about love, but often on controversial themes such as honor killings and women’s rights.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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