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Not sportsmanlike:
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  1. Not sportsmanlike:
  2. Obscene or indecent:
  3. Squalid or filthy; run-down:
Morally impure; unchaste, obscene, or vile
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  1. Morally impure; unchaste, obscene, or vile
  2. Ceremonially impure
  3. Dirty; filthy; foul
Full of filth; disgustingly foul
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  1. Full of filth; disgustingly foul
  2. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
  3. Vile; nasty:
Being a composite of more than one color or mixed with black or white.
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  1. Being a composite of more than one color or mixed with black or white.
  2. Not pure or clean; contaminated.
  3. Unclean; dirty
Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable
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  1. Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable
Having a bad smell, as of decay; putrid
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  1. Having a bad smell, as of decay; putrid
  2. Having an offensive odor.
Arousing or deserving hatred or loathing; disgusting; offensive
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  1. Arousing or deserving hatred or loathing; disgusting; offensive
  2. Arousing or deserving hatred or strong dislike.
  3. Extremely unpleasant; repulsive:
Painful or dangerous; grave:
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  1. Painful or dangerous; grave:
  2. Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
  3. Unpleasant or annoying:
Spoken by or expressed in language spoken by the common people; vernacular:
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  1. Spoken by or expressed in language spoken by the common people; vernacular:
  2. Crudely indecent:
  3. Characterized by a lack of culture, refinement, taste, restraint, sensitivity, etc.; coarse; crude; boorish
Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
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  1. Lacking refinement, taste or delicacy;
  2. Rough, especially to the touch:
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
(Archaic) Faithless; dishonest.
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  1. (Archaic) Faithless; dishonest.
  2. (Obs.) Dishonest or unfaithful
  3. Acting in violation of such principles; unfair in one's dealings and actions:
  1. Lacking respect or ethical principles
  2. Lacking integrity; unprincipled.
  3. Without honor, or causing dishonor
Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
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  1. Extremely violent or injurious; cruel:
  2. Mean-spirited or deliberately hurtful; malicious:
  3. Disposed to violent or destructive behavior:
To profane or sully
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  1. To profane or sully
  2. To debase the pureness or excellence of; corrupt:
  3. To profane or sully (a reputation, for example).
To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
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  1. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
  2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
  3. To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
To defile; taint:
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  1. To defile; taint:
  2. (Obs.) To become sullied
  3. To soil, stain, tarnish, or besmirch, now esp. by disgracing
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. The loose top layer of the Earth's surface, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter (humus), and capable of retaining water, providing nutrients for plants, and supporting a wide range of biotic communities. Soil is formed by a combination of depositional, chemical, and biological processes and plays an important role in the carbon, nitrogen, and hydrologic cycles. Soil types vary widely from one region to another, depending on the type of bedrock they overlie and the climate in which they form. In wet and humid regions, for example, soils tend to be thicker than they do in dry regions.
  3. To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an enclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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  1. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
  2. The loose top layer of the Earth's surface, consisting of rock and mineral particles mixed with decayed organic matter (humus), and capable of retaining water, providing nutrients for plants, and supporting a wide range of biotic communities. Soil is formed by a combination of depositional, chemical, and biological processes and plays an important role in the carbon, nitrogen, and hydrologic cycles. Soil types vary widely from one region to another, depending on the type of bedrock they overlie and the climate in which they form. In wet and humid regions, for example, soils tend to be thicker than they do in dry regions.
  3. To feed, as cattle or horses, in the barn or an enclosure, with fresh grass or green food cut for them, instead of sending them out to pasture; hence (such food having the effect of purging them), to purge by feeding on green food.
To become marked with spots:
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  1. To become marked with spots:
  2. To remove (individual spots, marks, etc.) as in dry cleaning
  3. To soil with spots:
To become altered or spoiled in color.
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  1. To become altered or spoiled in color.
To change the appearance of (wood, glass, etc.) by applying a dye, pigment, etc.
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  1. To change the appearance of (wood, glass, etc.) by applying a dye, pigment, etc.
  2. To change the color of (a piece of wood, for example) by applying a stain.
  3. To discolor, soil, or spot:
To become obstructed or choked up:
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  1. To become obstructed or choked up:
  2. To obstruct movement on or in; block up:
  3. To fill with obstructions or with thick, sticky matter; stop up; jam
To activate or apply (a brake) suddenly. Often used with on:
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  1. To activate or apply (a brake) suddenly. Often used with on:
  2. To pack (items, for example) to excess; cram:
  3. (Electronics) To interfere with or prevent the clear reception of (broadcast signals) by electronic means.
To speak harshly and sharply, as in anger, impatience, etc.
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  1. To speak harshly and sharply, as in anger, impatience, etc.
  2. To become tangled or confused.
  3. To utter or give vent to with a snarl
To become cognizant or aware of suddenly:
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  1. To become cognizant or aware of suddenly:
  2. To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
  3. To become subject to or to contract, as by exposure to a pathogen:
Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
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  1. Very cruel, evil, brutal, etc.
  2. Extremely evil or cruel; monstrous:
  3. Very bad, unpleasant, offensive, inferior, etc.
Arousing disgust; repugnant.
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  1. Arousing disgust; repugnant.
  2. Causing disgust; repulsive; distasteful.
Very bad, ugly, unpleasant, etc.
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  1. Very bad, ugly, unpleasant, etc.
  2. Causing a feeling of horror; terrible; revolting
  3. Extremely disagreeable; offensive.
Unpleasant or annoying:
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  1. Unpleasant or annoying:
  2. Offensive in taste or smell; nauseating
  3. Morally offensive; indecent
Causing nausea; nauseous.
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  1. Causing nausea; nauseous.
  2. Causing disgust, revulsion or loathing
(Sports) Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck:
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  1. (Sports) Of or relating to a team having possession of a ball or puck:
  2. Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment:
  3. Disagreeable to the senses:
Inspiring aversion or distaste; repulsive.
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  1. Inspiring aversion or distaste; repulsive.
  2. Resistant or impervious to a substance. Often used in combination:
  3. Serving or tending to repel something, especially insects:
Characterized by, or having the nature of, repulsion
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  1. Characterized by, or having the nature of, repulsion
  2. Tending to repel or drive off:
  3. Causing strong dislike or aversion; disgusting; offensive
Engaged in revolt; rebellious
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  1. Engaged in revolt; rebellious
  2. That which revolts or is repelling.
  3. Causing revulsion; disgusting; repulsive; offensive; loathsome
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  1. Causing sickness or disgust.
  2. Disgusting or revolting
  3. Revolting or disgusting; loathsome:
Bad, vile, repulsive, offensive, objectionable, etc.
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  1. Bad, vile, repulsive, offensive, objectionable, etc.
  2. Marked by or inclined to anger or bad feelings; disagreeable:
  3. Repulsive or offensive; objectionable:
Not conducive to morality; morally harmful:
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  1. Not conducive to morality; morally harmful:
  2. Not sound; diseased; tainted; impaired; defective.
  3. Not conducive to good health; unhealthy:
Highly disagreeable or most inferior; very bad: a generalized term of disapproval
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  1. Highly disagreeable or most inferior; very bad: a generalized term of disapproval
  2. Morally depraved; ignoble or wicked:
  3. Offensive to the senses or sensibilities; repulsive; disgusting
Having an offensive odor.
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  1. Having an offensive odor.
  2. Having a bad smell, as of decay; putrid
Alternative form of foul-smelling.
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(Figuratively) Highly improper.
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  1. (Figuratively) Highly improper.
  2. Having a bad odor; stinking
  3. Having a bad odor
Bad-smelling
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  1. Bad-smelling
  2. Of or caused by mephitis
  3. Poisonous; noxious
Having a bad odor; foul-smelling
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  1. Having a bad odor; foul-smelling
  2. Offensive to the point of arousing disgust; foul:
  3. Harmful or dangerous:
Emitting reek.
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  1. Emitting reek.
  2. Soiled with smoke or steam; smoky; foul.
(Slang) Very bad, unsatisfactory, etc.
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  1. (Slang) Very bad, unsatisfactory, etc.
  2. Offensive, disgusting, etc.
  3. Having a foul smell; fetid.
Having a bad smell.
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  1. Having a bad smell.
  2. Having a noticeable, usually unpleasant or offensive odor.
  3. Having an unpleasant smell
Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
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  1. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
  2. Full of filth; disgustingly foul
  3. Vile; nasty:
Painful or dangerous; grave:
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  1. Painful or dangerous; grave:
  2. Very dirty, filthy
  3. Unpleasant or annoying:
Dirty or deteriorated, especially from poverty or lack of care.
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  1. Dirty or deteriorated, especially from poverty or lack of care.
  2. Foul or unclean, esp. as the result of neglect or unsanitary conditions
  3. Wretched; miserable; sordid
Miserably poor and degrading; wretched:
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  1. Miserably poor and degrading; wretched:
  2. Highly disagreeable or most inferior; very bad: a generalized term of disapproval
  3. Morally depraved; ignoble or wicked:
Like or fit for a barnyard; earthy, smutty, etc.
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  1. Like or fit for a barnyard; earthy, smutty, etc.
  2. Of or pertaining to a barnyard.
  3. Coarse or indecent:
Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd
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  1. Characteristic of a bawd; indecent or humorously coarse; lewd
  2. Humorously coarse; lewd or risqué:
Covering a wide scope; general:
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  1. Covering a wide scope; general:
  2. Full; open:
  3. Vulgar; ribald:
Rough, especially to the touch:
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  1. Rough, especially to the touch:
  2. Not fine or delicate in texture, structure, form, etc.; rough; harsh
  3. Lacking in delicacy or refinement:
Covered or marked with dirt or an unwanted substance; unclean.
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  1. Covered or marked with dirt or an unwanted substance; unclean.
  2. Not bright and clear in color; somewhat dull or drab. Often used in combination:
  3. Malicious or scandalous:
Licentious; obscene.
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  1. Licentious; obscene.
  2. Vulgar; obscene; scurrilous
Full of filth; disgustingly foul
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  1. Full of filth; disgustingly foul
  2. Vile; nasty:
  3. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
Lacking fine distinctions or specific details
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  1. Lacking fine distinctions or specific details
  2. Broad; general:
  3. On a large scale; not fine or detailed:
(Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
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  1. (Obs.) Unlearned; ignorant
  2. Preoccupied with sex and sexual desire; lustful.
  3. Showing, or intended to excite, lust or sexual desire, esp. in an offensive way; lascivious
Unpleasant or annoying:
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  1. Unpleasant or annoying:
  2. Very dirty, filthy
  3. Disgusting or repellent:
Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior. Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior.
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  1. Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior. Exceptionally repugnant to the contemporary standards of decency and morality within the community; grossly obnoxious to the notions of acceptable behavior.
  2. (--- Law) Of or relating to materials that can be regulated or criminalized because their depiction of nudity, sex, or excretion is patently offensive and without artistic or scientific value.
  3. (Law) Designating or of books, films, etc. which when judged by contemporary community standards, are found to appeal to a prurient interest in sex, be patently offensive, and have no serious artistic, scientific, or social value
Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
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  1. Not admitted into a body of secret knowledge or ritual; uninitiated.
  2. Nonreligious in subject matter, form, or use; secular:
  3. Vulgar; coarse.
Characterized by or indulging in humor that is vulgar and lewd.
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  1. Characterized by or indulging in humor that is vulgar and lewd.
  2. Characterized by coarse or vulgar joking or mocking; esp., dealing with sex in a humorously earthy or direct way
Maliciously insulting; slanderous, libelous, etc.
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  1. Maliciously insulting; slanderous, libelous, etc.
  2. (Archaic) Characterized by indecent or abusive language; coarse; vulgar
  3. Given to the use of vulgar, coarse, or abusive language.
Pornographic or indecent
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  1. Pornographic or indecent
  2. Soiled with smut
  3. Affected with plant smut
Of, characteristic of, belonging to, or common to the great mass of people in general; common; popular
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  1. Of, characteristic of, belonging to, or common to the great mass of people in general; common; popular
  2. Characterized by a lack of culture, refinement, taste, restraint, sensitivity, etc.; coarse; crude; boorish
  3. Offensively excessive in self-display or expenditure; ostentatious:
Uninhibited. Used of sex.
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  1. Uninhibited. Used of sex.
  2. Grimy; unkempt:
  3. Of poor quality, appearance, etc.; dirty, cheap, sloppy, etc.
Disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
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  1. Disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
  2. Feeling repugnance or loathing.
  3. Causing disgust, hatred, etc.; detestable
Unequivocally detestable; loathsome:
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  1. Unequivocally detestable; loathsome:
  2. Nasty and disgusting; vile; loathsome
  3. Highly unpleasant; disagreeable; very bad
Opposed in nature or character; antagonistic:
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  1. Opposed in nature or character; antagonistic:
  2. Causing a feeling of antipathy; repugnant:
  3. Opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.
(Obsolete) Contemptuous.
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  1. (Obsolete) Contemptuous.
  2. Deserving of contempt or scorn; worthless; despicable
Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
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  1. Deserving of contempt or scorn; vile.
  2. Deserving to be despised; contemptible
That is or should be detested; hateful; execrable; odious
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  1. That is or should be detested; hateful; execrable; odious
  2. Inspiring or deserving abhorrence or scorn.
Arousing disgust; repugnant.
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  1. Arousing disgust; repugnant.
  2. Causing disgust; repulsive; distasteful.
Vile; nasty:
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  1. Vile; nasty:
  2. Full of filth; disgustingly foul
  3. Covered or smeared with filth; disgustingly dirty.
Guilty of such a crime
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  1. Guilty of such a crime
  2. Causing or deserving a bad reputation; scandalous; outrageous
  3. (Law) Convicted of a crime, such as treason or felony, that carries a severe punishment. No longer in technical use.
Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable
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  1. Causing loathing; disgusting; abhorrent; detestable
(Slang) Well supplied or oversupplied (with)
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  1. (Slang) Well supplied or oversupplied (with)
  2. Extremely contemptible; nasty:
  3. Sick or unwell:
Cut to show the wearer's neck and chest; décolleté:
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  1. Cut to show the wearer's neck and chest; décolleté:
  2. Below an average or a standard:
  3. Mean; despicable; contemptible
Low in value, rank, or social status:
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  1. Low in value, rank, or social status:
  2. (Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
  3. Ignoble; base:
Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
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  1. Very dangerous, troublesome, grievous, etc.
  2. Disgusting or repellent:
  3. Mean; malicious; ill-humored
Very wicked; villainous; iniquitous
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  1. Very wicked; villainous; iniquitous
  2. Infamous by way of being extremely wicked.
(Archaic) Deserving of or liable to censure.
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  1. (Archaic) Deserving of or liable to censure.
  2. Very annoying or objectionable; offensive or odious:
  3. (Archaic) Exposed or subject to harm, injury, or evil:
Arousing or deserving hatred or strong dislike.
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  1. Arousing or deserving hatred or strong dislike.
  2. Extremely unpleasant; repulsive:
  3. Disgusting, disgraceful, hateful, vile, loathsome, scandalous. See also odium. Disgusting, disgraceful, hateful, vile, loathsome, scandalous. See also odium.
Offering resistance; opposed; antagonistic
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  1. Offering resistance; opposed; antagonistic
  2. Arousing disgust or aversion; offensive or repulsive:
  3. Contradictory; inconsistent
(Slang) Very bad, unsatisfactory, nasty, etc.
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  1. (Slang) Very bad, unsatisfactory, nasty, etc.
  2. Morally corrupt or despicable:
  3. Soft or easily broken as because of decomposition; friable
Dilapidated or deteriorated in condition, especially through neglect; seedy:
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  1. Dilapidated or deteriorated in condition, especially through neglect; seedy:
  2. Showing much wear; ragged; threadbare
  3. Despicable; mean:
Cheap; worthless
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  1. Cheap; worthless
  2. Highly disagreeable or most inferior; very bad: a generalized term of disapproval
  3. Degrading; low; mean
Deeply distressed or unhappy; miserable; unfortunate
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  1. Deeply distressed or unhappy; miserable; unfortunate
  2. Poor in quality; very inferior
  3. Of a poor or mean character; dismal:
To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
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  1. To expose to or permeate with radioactivity.
  2. To make impure, infected, corrupt, radioactive, etc. by contact with something or by the addition of something; pollute; defile; sully; taint
  3. (Linguistics) To influence the semantic properties or phonological form of (a word or phrase); blend with:
To march in single file or by files
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  1. To march in single file or by files
  2. To have sexual intercourse with (a woman who is a virgin).
  3. To profane or sully
To pollute:
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  1. To pollute:
  2. To give poison to; harm or destroy by means of poison
  3. To kill or harm with poison.
To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
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  1. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt:
  2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors:
  3. To contaminate (water, air, etc.) with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
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  1. To entangle; to trap.
  2. To draw into a snarl or tangle
  3. To entangle in or as if in a snarl:
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
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  1. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
  2. To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
  3. To involve in difficulties or embarrassments; to embarrass, puzzle, or distract by adverse or perplexing circumstances, interests, demands, etc.; to hamper; to bewilder.
To utter with anger or hostility:
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  1. To utter with anger or hostility:
  2. To utter or give vent to with a snarl
  3. To speak harshly and sharply, as in anger, impatience, etc.
To catch in or as in a net or snare; trap
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  1. To catch in or as in a net or snare; trap
  2. To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
  3. (Informal) To fight, quarrel, or argue
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