slur


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Synonyms for slur

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an implied criticism

Synonyms for slur

(music) a curved line spanning notes that are to be played legato

a disparaging remark

play smoothly or legato

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speak disparagingly of

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utter indistinctly

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It is probably because of the prejudices which they entertain that we come across ethnic, racial, social and political slurs that people hurl at each other.
In a series of recent incidents on college campuses, a small number of students have demonstrated their cultural insensitivity by using racial slurs indiscriminately.
To cut to the chase, Filipinos began engaging Narak in fierce debates, asking why a foreigner who earns his living in the business-process outsourcing (BPO) industry in the Philippines is allowed to make racial slurs against its host country.
Julie Holmes allegedly grabbed the man's coat, hit him with her umbrella and also called him a racial slur, according to the police report.
Larry Snitzler's 2014 revised edition relates the story of how his teacher, "Sophocles Papas asked Andres Segovia what kind of legato (or slur) patterns he practiced," and he "dashed off a few examples and handed them over to his friend.
It does not simply mean that the slur is used but it is not accompanied by the intention to derogate.
Selectman Kenneth Robinson, at whom the slur was directed, is gay and married.
Sydney: The ground announcer who was stood down for allegedly introducing England spinner Monty Panesar in a mock Indian accent, is seeking clarification from Cricket Australia (CA) over his removal after denying any slur was made.
Summary: Prosecutors are expected to announce whether footballer John Terry will be charged over his alleged racial slur against Anton Ferdinand.
Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, who came under fire last week for using an ethnic slur in a legislative hearing.
Summary: Television cameras captured Noah saying an expletive, followed by the slur toward a fan midway through the first quarter.
Mr Malynicz also argued at the hearing that the letter O at the end of DUCCIO is likely to be lost, pointing to how English speakers tend to slur the endings of words.
Louis, was roundly criticized for using a racial slur at a journalism awards banquet in Phoenix.
Washington blames Dempsey for slur* Isaiah Washington blamed his former costar Patrick Dempsey for provoking the homophobic slur that lead to Washington's dismissal from the popular series.
Slur rehabs are proliferating faster than nonbinding resolutions--and not a minute too soon.