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They aren’t exactly on par with the Brownings’ love letters or Shakespearean sonnets, but, like the president’s public messages, they are heartfelt and poignant.
ON THE WORLD STAGE, NANCY REAGAN FOUND THE ROLE OF A LIFETIMEBARBARA PERRYAPRIL 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One person may find Google’s “Get back to what you love” message poignant while another finds it manipulative.
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In “A Boy and His Soul,” Domingo shares funny and poignant memories, vividly transporting his audience to nightclubs, Amtrak trains, and a crowded family house filled with loud music.
SHARING POIGNANT MEMORIES IN ‘A BOY AND HIS SOUL’PATRICK FOLLIARDMARCH 24, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It’s a land of rich biodiversity, vibrant communities, and poignant beauty.
PRESERVING WASHINGTON’S SHRUB-STEPPEOUTSIDE EDITORSMARCH 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Lackluster voice acting in these instances is a major distraction, keeping these interactions from feeling poignant.
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Those years were dismissed as a “millennium gap … a poignant lost opportunity for the human species” by the astronomer Carl Sagan.
THE IDEA OF THE 'DARK AGES' IS A MYTH. HERE'S WHY MEDIEVAL SCIENTIFIC PROGRESS STILL MATTERSSEB FALKNOVEMBER 17, 2020TIME
In that poignant moment of self-revelation Tom's cumbersome machinery of intuition did not fail him.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The most poignant test, however, came when port was reached and the scented land-wind met his nostrils with the—Spring.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Octavie felt as if she had passed into a stage of existence which was like a dream, more poignant and real than life.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
This immediate, poignant grief stung them bitterly and prevented for the moment any thought of what the future might hold.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH

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