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  • r  in a manner arousing resentment

  • On seeing Phaedra an updated Greek tragedy that threw Anthony Perkins into the arms of stepmother Mercouri Pauline Kael compared it invidiously to a Bette Davis weepie.
  • Potter Stewart, who provided the critical fifth vote, explained that the "clause is offended only by laws that are invidiously discriminatoryonly by classifications that are .
  • Four years ago, during a TV program featuring the Stork Club, Billingsley, exhibiting a photo of Shor, invidiously wished that "I had as much money as he owes.

  • Sonia Sotomayor in National Journal (blog)
    In my view, the Belizean Grove does not invidiously discriminate on the basis of gender,Sotomayor wrote. "The group allows men to participate in Belizean Grove activities, and to my knowledge the Belizean Grove has never denied membership...
  • Nat Hentoff in Boston Globe (registration)
    I don't want to speak invidiously of the various Basie outfits,Hentoff says, "but they never have that spirit. But the Mingus band, I could almost imagine him standing in front of that."

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