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  • v  cause to vibrate in a definite pattern
  • v  cause to concentrate about two conflicting or contrasting positions
  • v  become polarized in a conflict or contrasting situation
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  • Muted Egypt protests reflect dwindling Islamist power
    The failure of ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's supporters to stage large protests at his trial reflects the dwindling power of his Muslim Brotherhood following a deadly military crackdown. Morsi's insistence in a Cairo court on Monday that he remains Egypt's president, and his subsequent transfer to a prison cell, could further polarise the already deeply divided country following ...
    Nov. 5, 2013 - AFP via Yahoo! News

  • Helen Zille in News24
    The murder of Terre'Blanche will inevitably polarise and inflame passions in South Africa at a time when tensions are already running high,said Zille in a statement. "Now, more than ever, we must resist racial polarisation, and continue to...
  • Abdurrahman Yalcinkaya in Melbourne Herald Sun
    To place the use of an article of clothing into the scope of basic freedoms...... will polarise students...... and transform educational institutions into hives of activity against the secular, unitarian system,chief prosectuor of the High...
  • Richard Levin in Reuters
    This has been their (Sangh Parivar's) strategy all along. Every time their position is weakened, every time elections are around the corner, the BJP, RSS, Bajrang Dal and the VHP launch into the most vicious communal campaign to divide and polarise... Sonia Gandhi http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonia_Gandhi&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHB6Q95oG_rDG92ufV0rRrRGc_o1g Hindu http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200809131970.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHjlVDfrSzSQz883wVuo_L8HFtGvQ Sep 13, 2008 75670 102154 polarization As the world continues to become increasingly inter-dependent, it is essential that we explore how religious values can be channeled toward reconciliation rather than polarization," Yale President Richard Levin said.

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