disgusting


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To sweep a slushy crossing for eight hours, on a day when the east wind is blowing is a disgusting occupation.
English public opinion, that is to say, tries to constrain and impede and warp the man who makes things that are beautiful in effect, and compels the journalist to retail things that are ugly, or disgusting, or revolting in fact, so that we have the most serious journalists in the world, and the most indecent newspapers.
That he could, with relish, eat raw meat that had been buried by himself weeks before, and enjoy small rodents and disgusting grubs, seems to us who have been always "civilized" a revolting fact; but had we learned in childhood to eat these things, and had we seen all those about us eat them, they would seem no more sickening to us now than do many of our greatest dainties, at which a savage African cannibal would look with repugnance and turn up his nose.
So who may say that it is nice to eat snails and frogs' legs and oysters, but disgusting to feed upon grubs and beetles, or that a raw oyster, hoof, horns, and tail, is less revolting than the sweet, clean meat of a fresh-killed buck?
The poor horses, tortured almost to death, suffered most from this truly Egyptian plague; the flies alighted upon them in large disgusting swarms; and if the coachman got down and scraped them off, hardly a minute elapsed before they were there again.
The last ingredient played a very prominent part in the salad; stale eggs and roasted cocks'-combs furnished the grand dish of the repast; the wine even was not without a disgusting taste--it was like a medicinal draught.
And that disgusting good nature, which every one likes him for and praises--I hate that good nature of his," she thought.
You are hateful to me, disgusting, a stranger--yes, a complete stranger
To see the game, the way it's been treated and looked after, is devastating, disgusting.
Disgusting as the staff get paid very low wages, do all the work and the bosses are rubbing their greedy hands
It's disgusting, putting your kids' health at risk.
Second, why would someone want to marry a disgusting person that is grooming kids?
The new data reported here consisted of coding all of the child and parent videotapes for instances of vocal disgust (words--yuck, disgusting, gross, foul, poo; and sounds--pfaw, urgh, ewww, argh, phew), laughter (which we included as this might be used instead of disgust-related vocalizations to mask embarrassment), and avoidant gestures (movement/s away from, hiding from and shooing/brushing away from the stimulus).
99) discusses the slug's food preferences, traits, and why they are both disgusting and engrossing.
EBOLA is a disgusting disease, and not just because you die bleeding from every orifice.