Word usage examples
The New York Review of Science Fiction, John Kessel observed that contemporary mainstream fiction tends to shy away from larger perspectives and generalized implications, preferring to emphasize the minute evocation of specific places, people, and small-scale events, while sf continues to embrace a more generalized perspective, inviting broad metaphorical and symbolic readings, even in stories confined to familiar milieux and recognizable contemporary settings.
Pengalen was a frail outpost caught between two harsh cultural milieus, tentback and huttown.
Opposite the gateway of the Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers there was a house in course of building.
He walked rapidly up the Rue Sebastopol, and, reaching the square of the Arts et metiers, he abruptly stopped, and asked some insignificant questions of two constables who were standing talking together.