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Pert

(pûrt), Candace Beebe Born 1946.
American biochemist noted for her study of brain chemicals and the locations of their receptors.
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EBB pertly reported the incident to her sister-in-law Sarianna: "Thackeray has turned me out of the 'Cornhill' for indecency, but did it so prettily and kindly that I, who am forgiving, sent him another poem" (May 11, 1861; Letters, 2:443).
Why is it that some performances we hear are pertly competent, technically impressive and even stylistically correct, but leave no lasting impression?
Virginia Woolf, naughty witches, and pertly coiffed sociopaths.
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Once her triumph is secure, the camera, like the text, abandons Shylock for the victors; Collins pertly handles Balthazar's request for Bassanio's ring and nicely conveys her satisfaction when he refuses to part with it; she then skillfully swallows her disappointment when he changes his mind--at Antonio's urging--and chases after her, by gondola, to deliver it up.
Just in that Balanchine and, partnering a pertly musical Wiles, in the new staging by Anna-Marie Holmes of the Grand Pas Classique from Raymonda.
She sits pertly, repeating three notes with her left hand.
In a Time magazine article about Emma Tenayuca's labor organizing in Texas, the author writes, "Since her husband, Homer Brooks, former Communist nominee for Governor of Texas, lives in Houston, their marital life is confined to irregular weekends, but Emma Tenayuca declares pertly, 'I love my husband and am a good cook'" ("La Pasionaria de Texas," Time, February 28, 1938, 17).
Her pertly turned out feet are clad in pink satin pumps.
Only when the camera returns from its restless search for something that can be dispensed with and we see the hands decide at last upon the earrings do we catch sight of Madame de's face, pertly in a mirror, as she puts on her hat.
On the last day of one such sojourn in Manhattan, Baldessari went into the gallery of Richard Feigen (a dealer who would become even better know in the coming decades for e pertly brokering everything from Fra Angelico to Ray Johnson) and left some work with his assistant Michael Findlay (another future star art salesman, now with Acquavella).