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so annoying or detestable as to deserve condemnation

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of very poor quality or condition

unequivocally detestable

deserving a curse

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Yet many developing country health services now depend on user fees in order to function, not to mention informal payments to providers, whose salaries at least in the public sector are execrably low.
And is it so long since Peter Freeman shopped for groceries in a "convenience" store that he's forgotten how execrably inconvenient the process can be?
So conceived, the Devil premises the urgency with which self-surveillance be undertaken, for it is known that insidious temptation might be confronted at life's very next turn and, once experienced, might proceed to orchestrate the variously criminal, blasphemous, heretical, or rebellious outcomes in which the subversion of the self is most execrably demonstrated.
The baubles and ribbons in the feathered wig of the 1653 portrait of the Infanta Maria Teresa (Vienna Kunsthistorisches Museum) and her dabbled corsage seem to be execrably and tawdrily daubed, when scrutinised nearby: at a remove they glorify her homely face.
19) Critics are fond of pointing to the FBI's excesses and operational failures, but FEMA has performed much more execrably the few times it has engaged in similar tasks.
Sandwiched between the execrably unfunny Cheaper By The Dozen 2 and, if the trailer's any indication, the sure to be even worse Pink Panther, Anand Tucker's bittersweet romantic comedy offers an increasingly fleeting reminder that Steve Martin can still make decent films.
As I find his better works diverting in concept and almost as execrably written as most science fiction, Carrere's biography kept inspiring the question, Why is a writer as brilliant as Carrere so insistent that a nerdy, narcissistic slob deserves all this attention?
The Americans played execrably for 45 minutes, and it was 2-0 at half.
It too is a brief: that the Bush Administration has performed execrably in every field, notably the economy, the environment, healthcare, education, civil rights, government accountability, judicial appointments, foreign affairs and national security.
Viscomi provides some rough statistics to drive home the point: "Typographic editions and reproductions of only about 20% of Blake's illuminated canon (40 or so of the 175 copies of the 19 illuminated books Blake produced between 1788 and 1827, when he died), reproduced sometimes well, sometimes execrably, but in no coherent historical order and insufficient detail to sustain scholarly and editorial research--this was the state of Blake studies when in 1993 the editors of the Blake Archive began to conceive of reproducing Blake digitally" (30-31).