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But everything in Abbudin feels willfully generic, as if even the tiniest hint of specificity might give offense.Generic and Superficial ‘Tyrant’ Amerisplains the Middle East|Andrew Romano|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The specificity of the reporting instructions are strangely comforting… follow these steps exactly, and you will live.Telling My Family That I’m Leaving Again for Afghanistan|Nick Willard|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So broad is this metaphor that it risks denying the actual man—and his actual struggle—of all his specificity, all his complexity.
The exact nature of U.S. retaliation remains hazy, but no less intimidating for its lack of specificity.Can Sanctions Peacefully Stop Iran From Getting the Bomb?|David Frum|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I can see the political danger in describing with any specificity how Obama thinks Medicare should be cut.Obama’s Democratic Convention Speech: Explain the Financial Crisis|Peter Beinart|September 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This specificity of embryos was affirmed with even greater confidence by Sedgwick in a paper critical of von Baer's law.Form and Function|E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell
The fact of specificity is supported by the fact of constancy of forms.
The biologist is dependent on the specificity of living objects as they occur in nature.The Science and Philosophy of the Organism|Hans Driesch
Such an experiment would mean that the lack of specificity had been compensated by the artificial means.
The first phenomenon which strikes us in this connection is again a phenomenon of specificity.