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in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent

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lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct

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verging on the indecent

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Is it not unethical for any organization, even the AMA, to indelicately intrude into family matters?
However, I confess to speaking with less authority on young women, having been able to hold my feminine side in check with considerable ease, despite the middle-aged flowering of what my young wife indelicately describes as "man boobs".
Alcor did face allegations that its employees used former baseball great Ted Williams' head for batting practice (also using a wrench to indelicately remove a can that had become frozen to it), but the accusations seem to be contained just within the pages of former Alcor employee Larry Johnson's book, Frozen; though denials of said accusations also seem to be advertised in just one source: Alcor's website.
119) Socrates hints indelicately at the source of Cephalus' ill-gotten gains when he points out the injustice of returning weapons to a man who "asks for them back when he is out of his mind.
To put it perhaps a bit indelicately, our shit is falling apart.
Though Ortner might not put it as indelicately as I have here, anthropologists have certainly become enlivened to the problem of "ethnographic refusal," and we sociologists might do well to take their lead.
Amjad Iqbal Qureshi, thus, prayed the court to refrain counsel of the petitioner from indelicately using the names of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto and President Asif Ali Zardari as one has embraced martyrdom while the other holds the office of President.
To put the matter indelicately, it is illegal to discriminate against someone because of race, but it isn't illegal to discriminate against someone who is poor.
The mass murder of almost 3,000 Americans was, as Benjamin Netanyahu indelicately put it, "very good" for Israel.
On the cover of Beck's newest number one, the indelicately titled Arguing With Idiots, he poses in an East German military uniform.
Even Amy's illness is subject to this rewriting of family legend when Eva indelicately proclaims: "And her illness wasn't romantic either .
Put indelicately by the artist: 'Were witnessing the start of a new crusade in which the image of Christ is used to fuck the Muslims, grab the oil, etc.
But legislative remedies are not favored by all, especially those who dislike the idea of loan contract terms being changed by bankruptcy courts--an act indelicately called "cramdowns.
Of course, the primary concern of this norm is the potential adult embarrassment when a child of a certain age points and announces indelicately, "Look mommy, that man .