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Synonyms for dirtily

in a filthy unclean manner


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In fact, reading [the trilogy], you sometimes have the feeling that Etienne Leroux is God [...] amusing himself by recording all those absurd and dirtily flamboyant little battles and copulations way down on earth" (Berner 136).
So dirtily are these kept, that inmates prefer answering nature's call in the open.
Adapted from an acclaimed 2002 novel by lowlife-fixated Brit novelist Niall Griffiths, this thematically ambitious narrative debut for rock-doc director Kieran Evans looks dirtily chic and boasts an unsurprisingly sharp soundtrack, but is on less sure footing with its delineation of a sadomasochistic relationship.
It's a fearless story, told in honest prose that is wildly lyrical as often as it is dirtily physical." SCOTT PARKER
Guttmann would rather have continued with ten men than an 11th who was playing dirtily, let alone one whose violence could have ended the career of his victim.
In a game that parallels the invented languages used by some dissident Eastern European theatre troupes during Communist occupation, Tom Smothers also instructed cast and crew to laugh dirtily and knowingly when certain random trigger phrases were spoken--for example, 'rowing to Galveston'--so that their CBS minders became convinced that another revolting piece of underground erotic or narcotic argot was being smuggled in.