reprehensible :

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re pri hen suh buhl

  • s  bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
    adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife

  • To bludgeon a defenceless, old man to death for material gain was the most reprehensible act committed by that servant.
  • Finally shareholders are becoming incensed by these reprehensible bonuses and severance packages.
  • I hear words like reprehensible, unconscionable and egregious and while they try to connote the depth to which these fear mongerers have sunk in order to gain political advantage.
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  • Mismanagement of Holocaust claims appalling
    The shenanigans going on with the Holocaust Claims Conference and the daily reports in various newspapers are reprehensible. If I were not a child of Holocaust survivors and Jewish I would truly develop anti-Semitic feelings and be jealous with hatred of the Jewish people.
    June 11, 2013 -
  • GOP Asking for Personal Info for Virginia Concealed Carry Permit Holders
    Republicans in Virginia are asking circuit courts to release personal information on individuals with concealed weapons permits. The GOP said it wants information so it can send those individuals campaign materials, but one conservative Virginian tells WWBT their request is “reprehensible.” Joseph Waymack lives in Prince George and has a concealed weapons permit through the Prince George Circuit ...
    June 10, 2013 - Opposing Views
  • 'Reprehensible, Reckless, Illegal': Washington Officials Slam Heroic NSA Surveillance Leaker
    Reprehensible."Reckless." "Illegal." These are the adjectives some officials in Washington are using to describe not the sweeping surveillance of Americans by the NSA revealed this week, but letting Americans know that such surveillance exists. read more
    June 7, 2013 -

  • Roger Goodell in Reuters Canada
    Your admitted conduct was not only illegal, but also cruel and reprehensible,NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told Vick in a letter quoted on the league Web site. "Your team, the NFL, and NFL fans have all been hurt by your actions."
  • Phil Spector in Forbes
    I did not make those statements,Spector told The Associated Press as he arrived at the courthouse Monday. "They are reprehensible and false. Whoever made them on my behalf should be put in jail. I'm sure the jury will do a good job."
  • Andrew Cuomo in New York Daily News (blog)
    Siphoning money from a charity would be egregious under any circumstances, but the fact that this was orchestrated by the state Senate majority leader makes it especially reprehensible,Cuomo said.

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