- black; noting the black numbers in roulette.
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Examples from the Web for noir
It helps if there is some deeper truth inside the noir worth obsessing about.‘True Detective,’ Obsessive-Compulsive Noir, and ‘Twin Peaks’
March 14, 2014
Crime and noir have always told the story of people who decide to cross an invisible but palpable moral line.Where’s the Faith in Fiction? Try Crime Novels
March 10, 2013
Not surprisingly, given the elements (brooding auteur, noir template, gulag-y setting), the darker shades of emotion predominate.Geoff Dyer Takes on Andrei Tarkovsky’s Film ‘Stalker’ in ‘Zona’
February 25, 2012
Noir pictures indeed, but that's what's churning through my head most days.The Bag Lady Papers, Part V
February 5, 2009
You could not be 'Blanche,' could you, pet, unless you were 'Blanche et Noir'?A Houseful of Girls
A similar mental state has been observed by Noir in other hydrocephalics.
Echolalia in the blind has been made the subject of an interesting study by Noir.
Noir gives an interesting example of the evolution of the process.
Molière, one fancies, might have looked out upon the world just so—from 'ce petit coin sombre, avec mon noir chagrin'.Landmarks in French Literature
G. Lytton Strachey
- (of a film) showing characteristics of a film noir, in plot or style
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