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skwo luhd

  • s  morally degraded
    the squalid atmosphere of intrigue and betrayal
  • s  foul and run-down and repulsive
    a squalid overcrowded apartment in the poorest part of town
    squalid living conditions

  • The protagonist starts off as a teen-age prostitute and drug addict who haunts the squalid fringes of West Germany's affluent society.
  • President Rene Preval, respected for his probity but criticized for his lack of leadership and statesmanship, has been trying to improve Haiti's squalid conditions since taking .
  • They are alone and bewildered in a squalid, industrial Mexican city.
News & Articles

  • Gores get 30 years on child abuse charges
    Brian and Shannon Gore, the Hayes couple charged with felony abuse and neglect and malicious aggravated wounding after their 6-year-old daughter was found starving and caged in squalid conditions inside their home in 2011, were sentenced to 30 years in prison in Gloucester Circuit Court Monday.
    June 12, 2013 - Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
  • Gores sentenced to 30 years on child abuse charges
    Brian and Shannon Gore, the Hayes couple charged with felony abuse and neglect and malicious aggravated wounding after their 6-year-old daughter was found starving and caged in squalid conditions inside their home in 2011, were sentenced to 30 years in prison in Gloucester Circuit Court Monday.
    June 10, 2013 - Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Quotes

  • Paolo Gentiloni in ABC News
    In a statement, Gentiloni called the game "cruel and sadistic, with a squalid environment and a continuous, insistent encouragement to violence and murder."
  • Patty Murray in Forbes
    Today, the Senate took action to provide real solutions,said Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash. "From inexcusably long waits for basic care and claims, to squalid living conditions, to daunting mazes of paperwork, our heroes deserve better than...
  • Condoleezza Rice in USA Today
    We want the Palestinian people to have food and to have medicine, and Palestinian children to be immunized and not to have to live in squalid conditions,Rice said.

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