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giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation

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As no scandalous, ill-natured rumour had reached her, it was impossible for her to understand much of this strange letter.
For hardly anybody doubted that some scandalous reason or other was at the bottom of Bulstrode's liberality to Lydgate.
Bulstrode has been guilty of shameful acts, but I call upon him either publicly to deny and confute the scandalous statements made against him by a man now dead, and who died in his house--the statement that he was for many years engaged in nefarious practices, and that he won his fortune by dishonest procedures--or else to withdraw from positions which could only have been allowed him as a gentleman among gentlemen."
But the Epanchins had not had time to get more than twenty paces away when a scandalous episode occurred.
She had stayed to watch the scandalous scene in spite of her mother's and sisters' anxious cries to her to come away.
I consider the way in which that punch was cut off, if I may use the expression, highly disrespectful to this company; scandalous, perfectly scandalous.
But this old affair, scandalous enough to serve as a motive for a Greek tragedy, arose from the simi- larity of their characters.
Do you want to marry into a family with a scandalous divorce-suit hanging over it?"
Two or three curates who had hoped for preferment told their wives it was scandalous to give a parish that needed a young, strong, and energetic man to an old fellow who knew nothing of parochial work, and had feathered his nest already; but the mutterings of the unbeneficed clergy do not reach the ears of a cathedral Chapter.
"The fact no figure can be put on how much the railway will cost to fix is borderline scandalous" A year after the mountain railway was taken out of service amid safety fears, no one can yet put a figure on how much it is going to cost to fix, and that in itself is borderline scandalous.
The latest meeting of a historical research group will hear a talk on a town's scandalous and infamous MPs of yesteryear.
"The recent court verdicts in the cases of Almir and Sazdovski and the IRC case are scandalous and show once again how tendentious and selective they are.
WASHINGTON -- Erik Brunetti's four-letter fashion brand starts with an "F'' and rhymes with "duct." The federal government calls it "scandalous" and "immoral" and has refused to register the trademark.
Families are facing "scandalous" waiting times for the conclusion of inquiries into the death of loved ones, it has been claimed.
The detained senator hit as 'scandalous, outrageous and unprecedented' the passage of the proposed federal Charter, which intends to lift term limits for elected officials.