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Synonyms for unsavory

lacking an appetizing flavor

so unpleasant in flavor as to be inedible

Synonyms for unsavory

morally offensive

not pleasing in odor or taste

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New Delhi [India], November 28 ( ANI ): Minister of State for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the more Congress leaders refer to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in unsavory terms, the more he becomes dear to people of India.
For the past few years, he has been busy peddling his racial and political message to unsavory audiences in Russia, Ukraine, and the Middle East.
Norton needs cadavers, and by law these can only be obtained from the public gallows, so he is forced to deal with the unsavory Gin Hester (Amber VanLoon) and her sinister partner, Scrubbs (Brian Watts), two grave robbers and body-snatchers who have little concern about where the corpses might come from.
The Seven Deadly Sins have been used for centuries to dramatically illustrate the unsavory habits that will send you slip-sliding into damnation.
The book offers a time capsule view into the battle tactics of the British Navy and some of the unsavory practices running rampant in the Royal Navy at that time.
Every season, about a million skin cancer reports are sent to the media, with unsavory photos of young folks who thought lying in the sun was groovy but ended up with chunks of their faces, ears or whatever being surgically removed to prevent lying out forever .
Encouraged by these reports, the authors braved backcountry areas populated by deadly snakes, Tasmanian devils, and other unsavory creatures.
Imagine that you discover some unsavory information about your company as you research a reporter's question.
O'Brien, explores unsavory contracts between the government and PR firms and also the debilitating effects of the takeover of most PR firms by ad agencies since the 1980s.
That way, they can nix unsavory flavors before bringing in human tasters.
Of course an installation like 1992's Cabinet Making 1820-1960, with its volatile juxtaposition of Victorian parlor chairs and a nineteenth-century whipping post still quite viscerally counts--just not in the way it did in Wilson's seminal exhibition "Mining the Museum" at the Maryland Historical Society in 1992, which laid bare Baltimore's unsavory antebellum history.
Yet by overemphasizing the positive aspects of the music, Lewis suffers from the tendency of the fanzines he once wrote for to valorize that which is good in the music while engaging in apologetics when addressing its more unsavory trends, like its incessant--and arguably growing--misogyny, and its sometimes relentless glorification of violence.
covers how to protect one's children from drugs ranging from tobacco, alcohol and marijuana to acid, anabolic steroids, narcotics, psychostimulants, and other unsavory body- or mood-altering chemicals.
12) draw upon a full century of unsavory depictions of the infantry at leisure, especially in Germany, not adduced.
I know Wendy Grossman has put tremendous thought into the community-based solution to the spam problem, but I have to ask one question: Why is the burden of controlling unsavory activity to be placed on the community?