(1) in a challenging parenthesis, Wordsworth comments on the evil effects of contemporary developments(2) Even if the subordinate clauses open up a parenthesis that seems to last for ever, they do close, eventually, in a completed thought.(3) Was it an interlude, a parenthesis , a hiccup, an embarrassment, or a beginning?(4) As political correctness irons out the parenthesis of prejudice, there will always be a special, sour dispensation for Bismark's baby; hating the Hun is perhaps the only thing that truly emulsifies the rest of us.(5) the three months of coalition government were a lamentable political parenthesis(6) The second and third dashes are problematic in that they appear in the same extended sentence and suggest a parenthesis when in fact they function independently: they interrupt and separate rather than link.(7) One instantly recognizes his modulated and finely tuned free verse line, with its meandering parentheses and doubled back hesitations.(8) Players elected by members of the Baseball Writers Association to the Hall of Fame on the first ballot include the following with the year of their induction in parentheses .(9) A list is a sequence of syntactic tokens enclosed in a pair of parentheses .(10) In online discussion groups, include the word ├ö├ç├┐long├ö├ç├û in parentheses at the end of the subject line of your message or indicate at the top of the body of the message that yours will be a long response.(11) On some of the questions, I will describe the questioner in parentheses .(12) The asterisk in parentheses indicates a significant trend opposite to other groups.(13) It's actually a pretty straightforward quiz, no questions about the minor uses of parentheses or diacritics or anything like that.(14) The parentheses are in the original and mark controversial phrases not yet decided upon.(15) The gene markers included in parentheses were not mapped in our backcross; rather, approximate locations of these markers were deduced from other genetic maps.(16) The parentheses in that sentence are meant to be tongue-in-cheek, and that's really the tone I was aiming for there: a straightforward description with a little bit of irony added.