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lump

(lŭmp)
n.
1. An irregularly shaped mass or piece.
2. Medicine A swelling or small palpable mass.
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En suma, la ocupacion del auditorio Che Guevara o Justo Sierra se debe al miedo de las autoridades universitarias, a la conveniencia de las autoridades externas y a la ingenuidad de algunos estudiantes que consideran gente respetable a la pandilla lumpen que usurpa un espacio originalmente destinado a otros fines.
Este personaje puede ser leido como la realizacion de una utopia: un lumpen que deviene luciernaga y que es capaz de sonar afectivamente con otros mundos posibles.
Es en el tratado historico "The Eighteen Brumaire" donde Marx reanaliza extensamente la esencia de lo lumpen mas alla de su concepcion primaria como detritus socio-politico.
And the heavier sound they've developed over their last three albums, although it makes them sound lumpen on CD, just added more energy to an already furious live set.
Tambien en las otras dos novelas se asoma la sombra del fascismo: unos jovenes gritando "Fascismo o barbarie" en la Roma de Una novelita lumpen, la guerra civil espanola y la amenaza Nazi en Monsieur Pain.
I don't know which is Sarah Brown's supermarket of choice, but when I received an email last week in the distinctive lumpen prose of El Gordo I thought I'd better sit up and take notice.
pero que nunca ha vivido en el condominio-- ha intentado golpear al suscrito en cuatro ocasiones, profiriendo amenazas e insultos propios de un lumpen.
The characters in ``Flushed'' look like their lumpen, monobrow Aardman predecessors, but here they've been created on DreamWorks Animation computers instead of through laborious stop-motion techniques.
Which is to say, on the one hand, that the artist's fondness for lumpen materials hasn't faded.
But, in their focus on a lumpen, or underclass youth culture, do the contributors to this volume fare any better?
Franco's death in 1975 allowed his penchant for polemics and sympathy for Spain's marginalized lumpen to flower in a series of social-sexual mellers: "The Creature," gay politico pic "The Deputy," delinquent bio "Navajeros," suffering proles dramas "La mujer del ministro" and "Pals," and Civil Guard family "El Pico" and "El Pico II.
Esto se logra por medio de algunas tecnicas cinematicas en blanco y negro sin anegar la realidad de los barrios lumpen, tal y como hicieron los maestros del cinema neorrealista italiano (Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio de Sica).