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causing disapproval or protest

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liable to objection or debate

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At last the wet Sunday wore itself out in a wet night; and Young Barnacle went home in a cab, feebly smoking; and the objectionable Gowan went away on foot, accompanied by the objectionable dog.
In this respect the House was much on a par with the Country; which did very often disinherit its sons for suggesting improvements in laws and customs that had long been highly objectionable, but were only the more respectable.
Graham might be equally objectionable, I may be permitted, like the doctors, to cure a greater evil by a less, for I shall not fall seriously in love with the young widow, I think, nor she with me - that's certain - but if I find a little pleasure in her society I may surely be allowed to seek it; and if the star of her divinity be bright enough to dim the lustre of Eliza's, so much the better, but I scarcely can think it.'
Occasionally, in this low-arched hall, a soldier would arouse and turn his body to a new posi- tion, the experience of his sleep having taught him of uneven and objectionable places upon the ground under him.
The objectionable characteristics seem to be a parasitical growth, having no essential connection with the original fable.
I know no harm of Charles Maddox; but the excessive intimacy which must spring from his being admitted among us in this manner is highly objectionable, the more than intimacy--the familiarity.
"Is it possible that you view that affair in an objectionable light?
Genuine conceit does not make a man objectionable. On the contrary, it tends to make him genial, kind-hearted, and simple.
Allen's head, but that he was not objectionable as a common acquaintance for his young charge he was on inquiry satisfied; for he had early in the evening taken pains to know who her partner was, and had been assured of Mr.
Anne will not meet with any objectionable persons under her roof.
Gradgrind frowned, and waved off the objectionable calling with his hand.
Here the footman whose feelings had been hurt on the former occasion, appeared, and crossing to Rokesmith apologetically announced the objectionable Sloppy.
The ministry in its latest advisory to the AROI, an umbrella body of FM operators, had said " vulgar and objectionable" contents were often being broadcast on several FM channels and some radio jockeys often used " indecent and offensive language".
Islamabad -- Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) reiterated its stance to provide a cost effective, automated and transparent system for blocking websites that promote "blasphemous and objectionable content."
OVERTURNED: By a federal judge, a Wichita Falls, Tex., ordinance allowing petitioners to remove "objectionable" books from the public library, September 19.