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Even if the judiciary’s leaders say they can police themselves, Minor said in the brief, the insular culture of the judiciary prohibits that.
COMMENTS ON BODY PARTS. QUESTIONS ABOUT PREGNANCY. COURT FILING ALLEGES ONGOING HARASSMENT IN JUDICIARY.ANN MARIMOWAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Stories set in the Ivory Tower are often understood to be insular and low-stakes, with little to offer anyone who doesn’t possess a postgraduate degree.
NETFLIX’S SHARP SATIRE THE CHAIR THROWS SANDRA OH INTO THE POLITICIZED POWDER KEG OF HIGHER EDJUDY BERMANAUGUST 19, 2021TIME
They were a closed insular class but they were nonetheless connected to the world around them.
WHAT AMERICA'S PLUTOCRATS TODAY SHOULD LEARN FROM PAST GENERATIONSZACHARY KARABELLJUNE 9, 2021TIME
Yet the insular worlds of think-tanks and academia have the potential to be echo chambers, as does the human rights community that includes HRW.
A MAJOR RIGHTS GROUP SAYS ISRAEL IS GUILTY OF APARTHEID. IT MIGHT FRACTURE THE STATUS QUO IN WASHINGTONH.A. HELLYERAPRIL 29, 2021TIME
The insular industry has a long way to go toward spreading the wealth, from expanding POC presence in product development and cultivation to expanding education around how to acquire medical cannabis licenses.
SOME FEEL-GOOD NEWS ABOUT MARIJUANA’S GOLDEN AGEJOSHUA EFERIGHEAPRIL 20, 2021OZY
In other words, “Wild Rift” seems to be injecting new life into a community that has grown pretty insular.
‘LEAGUE OF LEGENDS: WILD RIFT’ IS ‘LEAGUE’ LITE, TARGETED AT NEW PLAYERSSHANNON LIAOAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The text messages would ping from one phone to another within the insular world of elite Minneapolis-St.
WHEN PAIGE BUECKERS AND JALEN SUGGS FACED EACH OTHER, IT WAS ‘JUST AMAZING STUFF’DAVE SHEININAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When looking at the frightening or menacing faces, subjects who reported fewer nightmares in their dream diary, showed fMRI activity in the insular and midcingulate cortices of the brain, which more or less mirrored that of people having bad dreams.
SCIENTISTS ARE LEARNING TO READ—AND CHANGE—YOUR NIGHTMARESJEFFREY KLUGERAUGUST 6, 2020TIME
From this point of view, the superiority of the continental over the insular colonies was not to be doubted.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
Horses and dresses are found in the insular forms, but, so far, I have not found a single instance of the tournament.
THE THREE DAYS' TOURNAMENTJESSIE L. WESTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INSULAR

  • biased
  • bigoted
  • conservative
  • conventional
  • insular
  • inward-looking
  • limited
  • local
  • narrow
  • petty
  • prejudiced
  • provincial
  • regional
  • sectarian
  • sectional
  • shallow
  • small-minded
  • small-town
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