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soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime

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(of behavior or especially language) characterized by obscenity or indecency

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vile

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spreading pollution or contamination

contaminated with infecting organisms

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(of color) discolored by impurities

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(of a manuscript) defaced with changes

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obtained illegally or by improper means

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expressing or revealing hostility or dislike

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violating accepted standards or rules

unethical or dishonest

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unpleasantly stormy

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Developed countries are cleaning up their energy system, but only at the margins as they replace ageing stock, in an effect more than offset by emerging economies which are both growing and becoming dirtier at the same time.
Britain's beaches are getting dirtier with the amount of rubbish found on them more than doubling in 15 years.
I have three older brothers who are great but, because of them, I have a dirtier mind than most girls.
We can't afford to ignore these older, dirtier vehicles," Bosal Chief Executive Karel Bos said.
Two months, and what we've basically got is a dirtier, more feral ``Jules and Jim.
It is rare to revisit a new building and find it dirtier when complete than during construction, however, this was certainly the case on a return trip to Barcelona.
Even so, Richard considers Shell less of a villain these days than a role model for its dirtier competitors.
The dirtier they get, the more efficient they become at filtering the air.
The dirtier the air, the lower a man's sperm count and the more sperm with fragmented DNA he produces, two new studies suggest.
PERVASIVE STUDENT PLAGIArism used to be the dirty little secret in higher education, but plagiarism by professors is the dirtier secret now being told.
As Morton wrote in one of her notebooks: "Myth is the best detergent for a dirty history"--a statement that grows darker, more profound, and less easy the longer it's considered (is she for a cleaner or dirtier history?
Conventional adhesives like tape just get dirtier and dirtier, but we discovered that gecko feet actually become cleaner with repeated use.
Jamie 'Hotel' Hince and Alison 'VV' Mosshart are like a darker, dirtier, sleazier, downright nastier version of The White Stripes.