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  • n  disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior

  • As Steely Dan, the pair combined the ! subversiveness of rock with the cool swing of jazz, yielding seven hit albums and sleek, acerbic singles like Hey Nineteen, about a 30ish .
  • But the Dies Committee had charged him with subversiveness and Communist sympathies.
  • One can hunt for precursors -- the populist subversiveness of Penn and Teller; the visual inventiveness of Squat Theater -- but the troupe seems to have sprung, well, out of the .
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  • Tony Hoagland in Houston Chronicle
    Poetry has possibilities of subversiveness, radical play,said Hoagland, whose 2003 collection, What Narcissism Means to Me, was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. "But irony has been excluded from political speech. The...
  • Richard Linklater in TIME
    There's a good bit of rebellion and subversiveness in it and all the values I'd want to put out in mainstream culture,Linklater says.

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