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  • Unlike other forms of insuranceespecially whole life insurance, which is a far more complicated financial instrument—term life policies are fairly homogeneous: any given thirty-year, guaranteed policy for $1 million is essentially identical to the next.†   (source)
  • But he quickly grew weary of the homogeneous population at the small, unworldly campus, and transferred to the more diverse University of South Dakota, in Vermillion, on a GI scholarship.†   (source)
  • Homogeneous grouping may be the prime suspect.†   (source)
  • A large rambling wood and stucco house of the nondescript variety erected, I should imagine, sometime before or just after the First World War, it would have faded into the homely homogeneity of other large nondescript dwellings that bordered on Prospect Park had it not been for its striking—its overwhelming—pinkness.†   (source)
  • In reality the Montenegro was a stone's throw away-down the Smolensky Boulevard, along the Novinsky, and halfway up Sa-dovaia Street-but the savage frost and fog separated space into disconnected fragments, as if space were not homogeneous the world over.†   (source)
  • They thrilled at discovering regional variations in art which they found a refreshing change from the homogeneous mainstream.
  • Homogenized milk is named as such because it is processed so its cream stays mixed throughout the milk, rather than being left to settle at the top; i.e., there is one type of milk left instead of two.
    standard suffix: The suffix "-ize" converts a word to a verb. This is the same pattern you see in words like apologize, theorize, and dramatize.
  • Scientists believe that all dogs arose from a fairly homogeneous population of wolves about 10,000 years ago.
  • It is ironic that while increased travel has made the world's people more homogeneous, it has made communities less so.
  • Many worry that large companies are destroying individual cultures and creating a homogeneous world devoid of local flavor and interest.
  • The men are not homogeneous, as I first thought.†   (source)
  • Until relatively recently, Clarkston had been a homogenous, white southern town, situated on 1.†   (source)
  • Tucker, like Clarkston at the time, was a typically homogenous white southern town.†   (source)
  • Crime was rising, and newer suburbs farther from town were roomier and more ethnically homogenous.†   (source)
  • As the rest of Colorado grows more bland and homogenous, Colorado Springs seems to be getting more independent and open-minded.†   (source)
  • Not only in the sense that the stars as we see them are echoes of events that occurred light-years distant in time and space: everything up there and indeed everything down here is a fossil, a leftover from the first picoseconds of creation, when the universe crystallized out from the primal homogeneous plasma.†   (source)
  • With lew alternatives, he began to fuss over opening lines and rhymes, trying to squeeze some concepts about tracking and homogeneous grouping into his own format.†   (source)
  • Adding to the complication: the newcomers in Clarkston were not a homogenous linguistic or cultural group of, say, Somalis, whose appearance had transformed some small American towns like Lewiston, Maine, but a sampling of the world's citizens from dozens of countries and ethnic groups.†   (source)
  • Here the close, homogeneous territory of housing estates and cinemas ended and the hinterland began.†   (source)
  • Imagine us, an assortment of homogeneous scarecrows,I wont say hungry because to a woman, lady or female either, below Mason's and Dixon's in this year of grace 1865, that word would be sheer redundancy, like saying that we were breathing.†   (source)
  • Mr. Samgrass's deft editorship had assembled and arranged a curiously homogeneous little body of writing—poetry, letters, scraps of a journal, an unpublished essay or two, which all exhaled the same high-spirited, serious, chivalrous, other-worldly air and the letters from their contemporaries, written after their deaths, all in varying degrees of articulateness, told the same tale of men who were, in all the full flood of academic and athletic success, of popularity and the promise of…†   (source)
  • The stag line is a most homogeneous mass of men.†   (source)
  • From one end to the other, it was homogeneous and compact.†   (source)
  • When one day is like every other, then all days are like one, and perfect homogeneity would make the longest life seem very short, as if it had flown by in a twinkling.†   (source)
  • But nothing should come out; and happily for his side of the case, the dirty rags, however pieced together, could not, without considerable difficulty, be turned into a homogeneous grievance.†   (source)
  • Instead of rambling, this party had preserved a dignified homogeneity, and assumed to itself the function of representing the staid nobility of the country-side — East Egg condescending to West Egg, and carefully on guard against its spectroscopic gayety.†   (source)
  • He thought how much easier patriotism had been to a homogeneous race, how much easier it would have been to fight as the Colonies fought, or as the Confederacy fought.†   (source)
  • Sperm, which transferred the countless, complicated individual and racial characteristics of the father to the egg, was visible only under a microscope; and even the most powerful magnification did not suffice to determine its genesis or allow it to be seen as anything but a homogeneous body—for the sperm of one animal looked like that of every other.†   (source)
  • Ultimately he was reduced well-nigh to a homogeneous sop, and the dyes of his clothes trickled down and stood in a pool at the foot of the ladder.†   (source)
  • And I am more and more convinced that it will be possible to demonstrate the homogeneous origin of all the tissues.†   (source)
  • He bethought himself that persons, in her view, were simple and homogeneous organisms, and that he, for his own part, was too perverted a representative of the nature of man to have a right to deal with her in strict reciprocity.†   (source)
  • The scene was strangely homogeneous, in that the vale, the upland, the barrow, and the figure above it amounted only to unity.†   (source)
  • Of course, we could not count the dead, because they did not exist as individuals, but merely as homogeneous protoplasm, with alloys of iron and buttons.†   (source)
  • The population of New England increased rapidly; and whilst the hierarchy of rank despotically classed the inhabitants of the mother-country, the colony continued to present the novel spectacle of a community homogeneous in all its parts.†   (source)
  • All social struggle is evidenced by the rise, first of economic, then of social classes, among a homogeneous population.†   (source)
  • In order to become majestic, it should be viewed from some vantage point, as it rolls its slow and long array through the centre of a wide plain, or the stateliest public square of a city; for then, by its remoteness, it melts all the petty personalities, of which it is made up, into one broad mass of existence,—one great life,—one collected body of mankind, with a vast, homogeneous spirit animating it.†   (source)
  • Many ages must elapse before the divers offsets of the British race in America cease to present the same homogeneous characteristics: and the time cannot be foreseen at which a permanent inequality of conditions will be established in the New World.†   (source)
  • It was not then merely a handsome city; it was a homogeneous city, an architectural and historical product of the Middle Ages, a chronicle in stone.†   (source)
  • …of the lofty platforms inundated with light and air,—that was, in fact, a fine picture which spread out, on all sides at once, before the eye; a spectacle ~sui generis~, of which those of our readers who have had the good fortune to see a Gothic city entire, complete, homogeneous,—a few of which still remain, Nuremberg in Bavaria and Vittoria in Spain,—can readily form an idea; or even smaller specimens, provided that they are well preserved,—Vitré in Brittany, Nordhausen in Prussia.†   (source)
  • But it is no less important to the existence of the nation that these several powers should have the same origin, should follow the same principles, and act in the same sphere; in a word, that they should be correlative and homogeneous.†   (source)
  • Just in time: fear has homogenized his bowels.†   (source)
  • When Langdon taught his students about archetypal hybrids, he used the example of fairy tales, which were recounted across generations and exaggerated over time, borrowing so heavily from one another that they evolved into homogenized morality tales with the same iconic elements—virginal damsels, handsome princes, impenetrable fortresses, and powerful wizards.†   (source)
  • The thought of the simulation being privatized and homogenized by IOI horrified us in a way that those born before its introduction found difficult to understand.†   (source)
  • The values, tastes, and industrial practices of the American fast food industry are being exported to every corner of the globe, helping to create a homogenized international culture that sociologist Benjamin R. Barber has labeled "McWorld."†   (source)
  • It tears down its history with wrecking balls, and builds something bland and homogenized in its place.†   (source)
  • Our experience demonstrated once again that American speech is not being homogenized by media influence, but precisely the reverse.†   (source)
  • The company began to listen more and more to the sales staff and the product started to get that homogenized, mainstream look.†   (source)
  • A course that lay between undue clemency and excessive rigour: the dispensation in a heterogeneous society of arbitrary classes, incessantly rearranged in terms of greater and lesser social inequality, of unbiassed homogeneous indisputable justice, tempered with mitigants of the widest possible latitude but exactable to the uttermost farthing with confiscation of estate, real and personal, to the crown.†   (source)
  • …the peculiarity of their topographical position; by their individual weakness and insignificancy; by the fear of powerful neighbors, to one of which they were formerly subject; by the few sources of contention among a people of such simple and homogeneous manners; by their joint interest in their dependent possessions; by the mutual aid they stand in need of, for suppressing insurrections and rebellions, an aid expressly stipulated and often required and afforded; and by the necessity…†   (source)
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