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  • s  morally degraded
    the sordid details of his orgies stank under his very nostrils"- James Joyce
  • s  unethical or dishonest
    a sordid political campaign
  • s  foul and run-down and repulsive
    sordid shantytowns
  • s  meanly avaricious and mercenary
    sordid avarice
    sordid material interests

  • His election was declared null and void owing to his sordid election campaign and indictment on voter intimidation charges.
  • Of course, the price for such cyberscoops has been the coarsening of the evening news; Drudge has goaded traditional media into playing catch-up on sordid stories they once safely .
  • It is a sordid and appalling tale and what it demands is almost an anti-style rough, crude, grim, technically poor imagery unrelieved by sleek, slick fancy work.
News & Articles

  • Jiah Khan's boyfriend arrested after Bollywood actress commits suicide
    Very few people in this hemisphere may know the late Jiah Khan , but her apparent suicide on June 3 got a whole lot more sordid. The Bollywood actress' boyfriend has been arrested in India on suspicion of abetting the 25-year-old's suicide,
    June 11, 2013 - Tampa Bay Times
  • Cheating on Android -- Windows 8 in my bed
    I am a longtime Android user and fan. However, my Nexus 7 has been running very slow. Needless to say, I am in the market for something to replace it. I was planning on looking for another Android tablet. Heck, like my colleague Joe Wilcox, I even collect Android collectibles. However, I am currently having a sordid love affair with Microsoft Windows 8. Everyone who hears about my love for ...
    June 11, 2013 - BetaNews
  • KAUFMAN'S KORNER: Norton Singers twist out dark tale in ‘Oliver!’
    “Oliver!,” Charles Dickens’s classic tale about a lonely orphan attempting to survive the sordid streets of 1830s England, is being staged by the Norton Singers at Wheaton College’s Weber Theatre through June 8. In spite of some shortcomings, this production can be considered an overall success.
    June 6, 2013 - Mansfield News
Quotes

  • Harry Reid in Sydney Morning Herald
    Senator Reid said that while Libby had been convicted of perjury, his trail "revealed deeper truths about Vice-President Cheney's role in this sordid affair".
  • St Timothy in The Associated Press
    Heckscher "concocted an elaborate scam ...... in large part to fuel a secret, second, sordid life of gambling in the casinos of Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe and Atlantic City," Assistant US Attorney Timothy Lucey wrote in court papers arguing for a...
  • Kevin Rudd in The Canberra Times
    Not only is the Member for Wentworth not fit to be leader of the opposition by his actions in this sordid Turnbull email forgery affair, he has also disqualified himself from ever being fit to serve as leader of this country,Mr Rudd said.

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