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dis tayst

  • n  a feeling of intense dislike

  • The Berlin Stories: This portrait of an old rapscallion is satire too cold to be amusing; it is written with the analytic distaste of one who watches without pity the dwindling of .
  • If the decade of the '50s had the suffocating "smell of the middle class," as Gloria Steinem, 34, says with distaste, then it was an odor that most Americans seemed to like.
  • One key to the mayor's success is his distaste for politics as usual.
News & Articles

  • Exclusive: British investors step back from executive pay battle
    By Joel Dimmock LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in Britain's largest companies have rowed back on the protests over pay which most readily symbolized public distaste over perceived corporate greed during last year's 'shareholder spring'. Research by Reuters has found that the average vote against executive pay deals at FTSE 100 annual general meetings has fallen by 18 percent from two years ago ...
    June 20, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Charlie Sheen really did run Selma Blair off 'Anger Management'
    It seems Charlie Sheen 's distaste for Anger Management costar Selma Blair has won out, because the show has announced she's been kicked to the curb like so much garbage. Boy, that should really make people want to work with Chuckwagon now!
    June 19, 2013 - Tampa Bay Times
  • Judge allows police security at Pittsburgh strip club
    A federal judge said Pittsburgh police can prohibit officers from working security at strip clubs, but not based solely off of "distaste."
    June 17, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Quotes

  • John Howard in International Herald Tribune
    The denial of federal benefits to same-sex spouses cannot be justified simply by a distaste for or disapproval of same-sex marriage or a desire to deprive same-sex spouses of benefits available to other spouses in order to discourage them from... Stephen Reinhardt http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Reinhardt&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFBTPu8L2tc5FPm0SvgH61vM7zI3g Los Angeles Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-marriage-act6-2009feb06,0,6462826.story&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFh25B1jy9k7d4vuhCOik56qn200g Feb 5, 2009 29003 37697 distaste I am jammed between my distaste for the government getting involved in something like this and my even greater distaste for giving a propaganda victory to Robert Mugabe," Howard told a Melbourne radio station. "Our overriding objective is...
  • Gary McKinnon in ZDNet UK
    The Court of Appeal took a dim view of the alleged coercion applied to McKinnon, saying that it "viewed with a degree of distaste the way in which the American authorities are alleged to have approached the plea bargain negotiations" with McKinnon.

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