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Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman's three-game audition ended unspectacularly Sunday afternoon in a 17-14 loss to the New York Giants.
Rex Grossman's audition: Did he do enough? Paul Tenorio 2011
My own skin seemed unspectacularly pink at first and then, after a while, bronze, so that I began to like to look at myself not knowing what to do with that.
In the nude Marcus Speh 2011
And the orchestra is replaced by a single grand piano, played unspectacularly but with splendor by Matan Porat in the first of the doubled castings.
A Magical 'Flute' Without the Fanfare Paul Levy 2011
They have often been egregiously wrong -- my personal favorites were the NIEs written before Iran's Islamic Revolution that predicted the Pahlavi dynasty's survival into the 21st century -- and when right, often unspectacularly so (seeing enmity among the Serbs, Croats and Muslim Bosnians in post-Cold War Yugoslavia wasn't particularly perspicacious).
SHORTCOMINGS: After two average seasons at Florida and playing unspectacularly in Spain, clubs have begun to wonder if Drejer has enough of a NBA mentality to fit into the league.
I am laced with puncture marks of an unspectacularly named ‘biting midge’;
Culicoides-Brevitarsis Ivan Donn Carswell 2008
Bayern's success was mostly due to Mr. Ribéry's elegant and fast attacking style, which bedazzled a German football public more accustomed to unspectacularly solid play on the pitch.
Now, like two beefy pre-Queensbury heavyweights laboriously slugging at each other in the 138th round on some fight everybody's already got bored of, Rosie O'Donnell has unspectacularly hit back at Donald Trump for whatever the last thing he said about her was by claiming that Donald Trump is obsessed with her.
I, too, believe I am "moderately but unspectacularly intelligent," and in this case, it simply doesn't suffice.
VIMANARAMA Vertigo Comics, 2005 David Campbell 2006
All that said, it's a good little guy, and performs solidly, if unspectacularly, though its competitors, in all honestly, probably have a stronger product.
Oh No They Didn't yuki_onna 2006