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offensive or even (of persons) malicious

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exasperatingly difficult to handle or circumvent

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characterized by obscenity

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disgustingly dirty

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Perhaps we've come full circle and don't mind embracing our nastier impulses on the big screen.
We've tried a variety of remedies: numerous diaper pails; individually wrapping them in powder-scented bags; and actually dragging the nastier ones outside to the trash every time the baby needs a change.
Clearly, Gober was working with the nastier bits of contemporary American kitsch, drawing equally on Wal-Mart goods and churchyard displays.
Over three hundred of Samuel Johnson's nastier barbs and their meanings are gathered from his various writings under one cover to appeal to modern readers seeking new ways of insulting.
Most provinces are resisting the advocates of a Quebec style approach and would prefer a nastier, means-tested or welfare oriented system.
But the more she digs, the nastier the fight gets and her own life is in danger.
The endless succession of colds that results may protect you from far nastier bugs.
It is traditionally the silly season but the clamour of closed minds now assailing us has a much nastier edge.
My guess is that Ian Beale will get even nastier, especially now that Laura has taken over the cafe, but it's high time we had a new kid on the block.
And I want people to know that even the nastier parts of our personalities are beautiful.
Tyndale was hunted down in one continental city after another, brought to trial for heresy in August 1536, and executed in a nastier way than Mor e--strangled first by the hangman, and then "with fire consumed.
Protestant nativists had greater license and nastier habits on this side of the Atlantic.
Now Murray has a hostage and the game gets nastier.
Carl Weber's second novel, Married Men, is heftier than his first, Lookin' for Luv; and in orders of magnitude, it's nastier.
Some of the nastier scenes of Gestas' fate are seen as influenced by south German attacks on Jews alleged to have desecrated the Host in the fifteenth century.