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Stigma, in other words, consists of the act of branding, which, in the case of enslavement, could be literal.How colonialism and capitalism helped place a stigma on mental illness|Balaji Ravichandran|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The literal meaning of “chakra” is “wheel,” and Chandrasekar’s striking chakra paintings, each keyed to a single color, revolve around a central axis.In the galleries: Exploring the tension between physical and digital art|Mark Jenkins|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
So when you’re a 22-year-old American and all of a sudden you have an opportunity to see dead bodies in the literal flesh, every day, that’s a wonderful opportunity.
Green shoots for the economy can go hand in hand with literal green shoots.Beyond GameStop: Are You Ready for an Economic Moonshot?|Charu Kasturi|January 31, 2021|Ozy
From the land to the air to the sea, the terrain—both literal and psychological—these folks navigate can be tough.Stay calm under pressure with lessons learned in the world’s most stressful careers|Rob Verger|January 8, 2021|Popular Science
I never hear a Democrat talk about these goods, which are, in the literal sense, indivisible—for us all.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It|Michael Tomasky|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So is the literal “turkey point of view” offered by the GoPros attached to the turkeys as they run around the coop.
“The amount of literal brainwork needed to do his job too such a toll on him that it sent him to an early grave,” Goode says.From ‘The Good Wife’ to ‘The Imitation Game’: Matthew Goode Wages His Charm Offensive|Kevin Fallon|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What they will do is bring government into the bedroom in a far more literal way than the most aggressive anti-abortion laws.
“Air refueling and airlift assets were the literal pinch I am describing here,” the official said.First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost More Than Indian Mission to Mars|Dave Majumdar|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometimes it comes in literal sobriety, sometimes in derisive travesti, sometimes in tragic aggravation.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
In a literal sense, too,” added Tom Brown, “for it will be sold as waste-paper and be made up into matches.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
It would be impossible to find two figures more life-like, more literal, or painted with greater sincerity.Bastien Lepage|Fr. Crastre
"But, in the sense I mean, may have a very literal and terrible significance," pursued Dr. Silence.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
According to the literal meaning, it would seem that the Laird of Brodie was something less than a gentleman?