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  • Maybe that was why, at first, she felt there was something wrong about the space, as if an integral part were missing.†   (source)
  • "Pudge," she said, faux-condescending, "the sound is an integral part of the artistic experience of this video game.†   (source)
  • But those things, always an integral part of his temperament, had almost wholly ceased.†   (source)
  • There was nothing like it, this rush, and here I was on the edges of a new fraternity which crossed barrio and sex lines, this fellowship of la carga, so integral to "la vida loca."†   (source)
  • Then he would sit up amid his handiwork, the shredded remains of leaves clinging to his fur, and give me a self-satisfied look, as if his contribution were an integral part of the leaf-gathering process.†   (source)
  • My parents made visits to Disney World an integral part of their volunteer work.†   (source)
  • All these beefy Caucasians with gunsi Get enough of them together,looking forthe America they always believed they'd grow up in, and they glom together like overcooked rice, form integral, starchy little units.†   (source)
  • EB: And you break in these poems from the rhythm, rhyme, and meter that I understand to be integral to classic Farsi poetry.†   (source)
  • It was a real and integral verse within the life of our family.†   (source)
  • In such cases the pinders were an integral part of the operational activity.†   (source)
  • I believe they are also an integral part of these programs, both school-based and law enforcement.†   (source)
  • Elliot's been an integral part of everything.†   (source)
  • The connection between them-which had become as integral to him as the structure of his own flesh-he severed completely.†   (source)
  • The Senior Council and Prefect System is an integral part of life at Kent.†   (source)
  • He looks at it, pursing his lips into a thin line, and runs his hand across the wobbly cover-Theory and Problems of Differential and Integral Calculus.†   (source)
  • No matter how we scorn it, kitsch is an integral part of the human condition.†   (source)
  • I'm certain these 'enhanced' hollows were an integral part of the assault on our loops.†   (source)
  • In this way, 2nd Platoon members Mike, Harlon, Ira, Franklin, and Rene came to see Doc not only as a potential lifesaver but as an integral part of their daily lives.†   (source)
  • Making love indeed became an integral part of our couplehood.†   (source)
  • The burgomasters of Amsterdam ....who are called the regency, are one integral branch of the sovereignty of the seven United Provinces, and the most material branch of all because the city of Amsterdam is one quarter of the whole Republic, at least in taxes.†   (source)
  • According to the doctrine of "objectivity," which is integral with traditional scientific method, what we like or don't like about that screw has nothing to do with our correct thinking.†   (source)
  • Each national group has brought something of its heritage in the form of thousands of different customs, which have become integral parts of life in this country.†   (source)
  • She wasn't exactly sure what that entailed, other than that spontaneity seemed to be an integral part of it.†   (source)
  • Every one of our employees at Duck Commander had an integral role in getting the company to where it is today.†   (source)
  • It had become an integral part of my strategy in defending him that I get him laughing at the opening tips and keep him giggling to the final whistle.†   (source)
  • As with all things on the Farm, delivering babies was an integral part of their religion, since every baby was considered the Christ Child and was born perfect.†   (source)
  • Fishing and hunting were an integral part of it, just as it had been part of the life of the Indians, who had practically disappeared from the Eastern Shore by 1750.†   (source)
  • They have to be: they are an integral part of it.†   (source)
  • In a sense, the in-and-out addiction which Sophie had so vividly and scarily described to me had the effect of drawing me closer to Nathan, now that he was back; romantic as my reaction doubtless was, his demonic side—that Mr. Hyde persona who possessed him and devoured his entrails from time to time—seemed now an integral and compelling part of his strange genius, and I accepted it with only the vaguest misgivings about some frenzied recurrence in the future.†   (source)
  • Outside the village, Heliopolis, is a sign: LE NU INTEGRAL EST FORMELLEMENT INTERDIT.†   (source)
  • Averkii Stepanovich pronounced the sound l in the Polish manner, like a w. He actually never was separated from his pipe, which was an integral part of his face and which contributed to his style of speech, because he composed his words and ideas while relighting it and making it draw.†   (source)
  • Meeting behind closed doors, without the use of standing committees, the Senate consulted personally with President Washington, and acted very nearly as an integral part of the administration.†   (source)
  • We consider your online presence to be integral to your work here.†   (source)
  • An investigation is already under way to sort out an integral part of this mess.†   (source)
  • My Eldunari is an integral part of who I am.†   (source)
  • Becky has become an integral part of Duck Commander, doing much more than just accounting.†   (source)
  • It started small—there weren't many homeschool families at the time—but we had so many families that got involved in the years afterward that it became an integral part of the homeschooling culture.†   (source)
  • The OASIS became such an integral part of people's day-to-day social lives that users were more than willing to shell out real money to buy accessories for their avatars: clothing, furniture, houses, flying cars, magic swords and machine guns.†   (source)
  • I don't think it's all that integral.†   (source)
  • An integral part.†   (source)
  • "We're sorry for frightening you, Tris," another voice says, "but anonymity is integral to our operation.†   (source)
  • Not such a difficult job, to sell something like that, something solid that would be integral to a thousand childhood memories.†   (source)
  • —It's integral to the presentation.†   (source)
  • Yet it was an integral part of the heritage of all Americans, and so it troubled the minds of men in the North and in the South, long after Jefferson's death.†   (source)
  • She had a highly developed sense of the dramatic, a sense of the comic, and because in her early years she had memorized verses from the Bible, word for word, the surge and sway of the majestic rhythm of the King James version of the Bible was an integral part of her speech.†   (source)
  • I was conscious of what was happening to me; I knew that my attitude of watchful wonder had usurped all other feelings, had become the meaning of my life, an integral part of my personality; that I was striving to live and measure all things by it.†   (source)
  • Because it can be turned out mechanically, kitsch has become an integral part of our productive system in a way in which true culture could never be, except accidentally.†   (source)
  • They form an integral portion of the archetypal myth of the history of the world, and so belong properly to Part II of the present discussion: "The Cosmogonic Cycle."†   (source)
  • The Fool is integral to the play.†   (source)
  • Her flexuous and stealthy figure became an integral part of the scene.†   (source)
  • Before he spoke, there was nothing; afterwards, it was the integral fact of his life.†   (source)
  • It forms an integral part of the duties of an officer.†   (source)
  • Though he was by no means an integral part of the stag-lines at these clubs, he managed to be on hand at dances where Judy Jones was likely to appear.†   (source)
  • And curiously enough, in spite of a certain nervousness on his part, he was by reason of his new companions made an integral part of the gayeties.†   (source)
  • But now the joy (which, his reason had never ceased to assure him, was not, that evening at least, to be realised) was suddenly apparent, and more real than ever before; for he himself had contributed nothing to it by anticipating probabilities,—it remained integral and external to himself; there was no need for him to draw on his own resources to endow it with truth—'twas from itself that there emanated, 'twas itself that projected towards him that truth whose glorious rays melted and scattered like the cloud of a dream the sense of loneliness which had lowered over him, that truth upon which he had supported, nay founded, albeit unconsciously, his vision of bliss.†   (source)
  • And Clyde, listening intently in his anxiety to seem an integral part of it all, yet brooding on all that so desperately concerned him.†   (source)
  • And immediately, on his part, Clyde sensing how enormous was the hold of this world on her—how integral a part of it she was—and how, by merely too much insistence here and now, he might so easily cause her to doubt the wisdom of her primary craze for him, was moved to desist, sure that if he spoke it would lead her to questioning him in such a way as might cause her to change—or at least to modify her enthusiasm to the point where even the dream of the fall might vanish.†   (source)
  • In the Old Death House (or present reception room), the cells still there, and an integral part of this reception plan, were all in a row and on one side only of a corridor, thus preventing prying inspection by one inmate of another, and with a wire screen in front as well as green shades which might be drawn in front of each cell.†   (source)
  • It is thus that, little by little, developing always in sympathy with the cathedral, living there, sleeping there, hardly ever leaving it, subject every hour to the mysterious impress, he came to resemble it, he incrusted himself in it, so to speak, and became an integral part of it.†   (source)
  • But she won't care a straw whether it's you or I, so long as somebody sits beside her, sighing....I can't explain the position, brother... look here, you are good at mathematics, and working at it now...begin teaching her the integral calculus; upon my soul, I'm not joking, I'm in earnest, it'll be just the same to her.†   (source)
  • I could not live in furnished lodgings: my lodging was my private solitude, my shell, my cave, in which I concealed myself from all mankind, and Apollon seemed to me, for some reason, an integral part of that flat, and for seven years I could not turn him away.†   (source)
  • From being slender he had now become meagre; once pale, he was now yellow; his deep-set eyes were hollow, and the gold spectacles shielding his eyes seemed to be an integral portion of his face.†   (source)
  • He was a stript abstract; an unfractioned integral; uncompromised as a new-born babe; living without premeditated reference to this world or the next.†   (source)
  • It filled her whole soul, had become an integral part of herself, and she no longer struggled against it.†   (source)
  • The latter was the eternal, living principle or soul in him; and in sleep, being for the time dissociated from the characterizing mind, which at other times employed it for its outer vehicle or agent, it spontaneously sought escape from the scorching contiguity of the frantic thing, of which, for the time, it was no longer an integral.†   (source)
  • If they'd told me at college that other people understood the integral calculus, and I didn't, then pride would have come in.†   (source)
  • I own thy speechless, placeless power; but to the last gasp of my earthquake life will dispute its unconditional, unintegral mastery in me.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unintegral means not and reverses the meaning of integral. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • They were at ease in organic chemistry and integral calculus, understood the treason of Alcibiades, could argue the merits of logical positivism, debated whether Eugene O'Neill or George Bernard Shaw was the greater playwright, explained why Thomas Wolfe was a romantic sentimentalist who would never rank among the great writers.†   (source)
  • There remained the generic conditions imposed by natural, as distinct from human law, as integral parts of the human whole: the necessity of destruction to procure alimentary sustenance: the painful character of the ultimate functions of separate existence, the agonies of birth and death: the monotonous menstruation of simian and (particularly) human females extending from the age of puberty to the menopause: inevitable accidents at sea, i†   (source)
  • Sea of stretch'd ground-swells,
    Sea breathing broad and convulsive breaths,
    Sea of the brine of life and of unshovell'd yet always-ready graves,
    Howler and scooper of storms, capricious and dainty sea,
    I am integral with you, I too am of one phase and of all phases.†   (source)
  • The executive magistrate forms an integral part of the legislative authority.†   (source)
  • But if we should be disunited, and the integral parts should either remain separated, or, which is most probable, should be thrown together into two or three confederacies, we should be, in a short course of time, in the predicament of the continental powers of Europe —our liberties would be a prey to the means of defending ourselves against the ambition and jealousy of each other.†   (source)
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