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an improper act or statement

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Five perennial Brazilian species, P chacoense Parodi, P indecorum Mez, P ligulare Nees, P pleostachyum Doll, and P redondense Swallen, are gathered in this group.
More is accusing Hythlodaeus of the literary fault of indecorum.
its indecorum, the opinion is among the purest examples of inductive legal conclusion drawing.
A House resolution in 1793 claimed he had violated appropriation laws, ignored presidential instructions, failed to discharge essential duties, and committed an indecorum against the House.
puns on female genitalia, rude references to body parts or to sexual intercourse, double entendres, and slurs on Rachel's chastity--attacks which take on special force since they are directed against a known young unmarried woman, highly vulnerable to insinuations of unchastity and indecorum.
Again, it is presumably Burns who is suffering from thirst and hoarseness and an inability to write poetry without the lubrication of 'Scotch drink'; but he gets an extra charge of comic indecorum by attributing these failings to the normally dignified and solemn figure of the Muse.
Matthew George Lewis, the son of the Deputy Secretary at War, has been familiarly, perhaps complimentarily, called Monk Lewis, from a Romance written by him, of which the genius and the indecorum are about equal.
123) In addition, the fact that self-representation typically involves some degree of indecorum suggests that the value of maintaining the appearance of fairness should not be sacrosanct.
Indecorum can be a way of bringing some dignity to the abject.
Their topics include democracy and understanding, between equity and customer satisfaction, indecorum and the subversion of equity in Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida, Jarndyce vs.
In a dazzling analysis of Deaths Duell, Nelson convincingly rescues this sermon from charges of indecorum, basing that analysis on a firm understanding of Donne's rhetorical practice, linking it as always to the practice of courtship as fully exfoliated in his preceding pages.
There are certain moral attributes common to the ideal officer and the perfect gentleman, a lack of which is indicated by acts of dishonesty, unfair dealing, indecency, indecorum, lawlessness, injustice, or cruelty.
13) Vittoria Colonna's poems were criticized as heretical as early as 1540, and Michelangelo's Last Judgment was attacked for indecorum as soon as it was finished in 1541.
The indecorum of appearing in studio dress was left to those unglamorous males, Rembrandt and Chardin.