A Failure

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…Žižek’s philosophical and political positions are not always clear, and his work has been criticized for a failure to take a consistent stance. While he has claimed to stand by a revolutionary Marxist project, his lack of vision concerning…

…Étienne de Lessart of Ste. Anne-de-Beaupré was granted title as the first Seigneur of l’Isle-aux-Coudres by Governor Buade de Frontenac on March 4, 1677. Due to a failure to develop the property to increase its value he was forced to sell the seigneurie on October 19, 1687 to the Séminaire de Québec who began to establish a monastery on the site.

Zen is a native of the planet Baltoon, where he was raised in a test tube as part of a genetic experiment. When the scientists in charge decided the test was a failure, they scheduled the infant Zen for termination. He was saved by Teslah,…

Zane was first brought to Europe as a relative unknown by Norwegian team Molde. After scoring no goals in 14 matches he was deemed a failure and sold to Lillestrøm. In his first season in Lillestrøm he ended top scorer of the Norwegian…

… it abandoned the Disney-like cartoon style, and introduced visual elements of avant-garde abstract painting, constructivism and cubism. A failure of the school was that it never experimented with other animation techniques than cartoons.

Yuvraj has appeared in two Punjabi feature films. His acting debut was in Yaar Annmulle and was a success. Yaar Annmulle also starred Arya Babbar and Harish Verma. Yuvraj’s portrayal of a shy and intelligent college student earned him the debut award at the 5th Punjabi Film Festival. This was followed by Buurraahh, in 2012, but was a failure at the box office.

Yu believed that many of the difficulties encountered in reading the classics were due to a failure to recognize the use of loan characters—an often quite challenging task, requiring an intimate knowledge of ancient Chinese phonology—and in his commentaries, he often raises the possibility of this phenomenon to suggest alternate readings.

Your first program, O Dentista Mascarado, created by Fernanda Young and Alexandre Machado, was a failure, with low ratings and a negative critical reception, which resulted in its cancellation after 12 episodes. After the end of the…

… ordered to marry a Mongol prince, although the marriage was a failure. After breaking with Naniwa, Yoshiko went to Shanghai and, with her beauty and leverage, she attaches herself to Japanese general Tanaka Takayoshi and helps Puyi…

… there were some impressive results during the final weeks of the season, but a failure to beat Brighton in the penultimate game of the season condemned them to relegation.

Yeo was deselected as a Labour candidate for the 2015 local elections and left to join UKIP the next day. She was also replaced as leader of Ashford Council’s Labour group, after being accused of non-attendance at council meetings and a failure undertake council casework.

Yelena Isinbayeva took a clear victory to keep her hopes of a jackpot share alive. Isinbayeva missed her first attempt at 4.65 m, then passed to 4.70, which she cleared first time, then came a failure at 4.85, attempts were passed to 4.90, which was routinely cleared at the first attempt. None of the three world record attempts at 5.02 m were close.

… against Li Yuanba. Yang Lin was the one who came up with the idea of Yangzhou’s martial arts test. However, after the plan was proved to be a failure, Yang Lin and one of his adopted son, Yin Yue (殷岳), was ambushed by Qin Shubao and Luo Cheng.

Yan’an had served as the capital of Red China from the end of the Long March in 1935, through World War II, until its capture in 1947. The earlier KMT campaigns in the 1930s had been a failure.

Yamal 101 and Yamal 102 were launched together on September 6, 1999 at 16:36 UTC from Baikonur Site 81/23 by a Proton-K/Blok-DM-2M directly to GEO. But a failure in the electrical system at solar panel deployment meant that Yamal 101 was…

Yair Dori wanted to extend Rebelde Way for a third season but, due to Cris refusal, was unable to. Yair tried to recreate the success with El Refugio de los Sueños, which had most of Rebeldes cast, but the show was a failure in Argentina…

… the Xerox Star by the Xerox Systems Development Department. Although very significant in terms of its influence on future system design, it is deemed a failure because it only sold approximately…

Xenophon accompanied the Ten Thousand, a large army of Greek mercenaries hired by Cyrus the Younger, who intended to seize the throne of Persia from his brother, Artaxerxes II. Though Cyrus’ mixed army fought to a tactical victory at Cunaxa in Babylon (401 BC), Cyrus was killed, rendering the actions of the Greeks irrelevant and the expedition a failure.

… doctors to avoid foods high in purine and to maintain a high fluid intake. Type I xanthinuria has been traced directly to mutations of the XDH gene which mediates xanthine oxidase activity. Type II xanthinuria may result from a failure of the…

X-Gerät proved more difficult to stop than Knickebein. Initial defences against the system were deployed in a similar fashion to Knickebein in an attempt to disrupt the Coventry raid but proved to be a failure. Although Jones had correctly guessed the beam layout (and acknowledges it was only a guess), the modulation frequency had been measured incorrectly as 1,500 Hz,…

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