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gratuitous

Law given or made without receiving any value in return
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BloodBath Xbox 360 THE title alone should indicate the mature themes gratuitously explored in this third-person hack 'n' slash assault on the senses.
THE Government's ongoing ban on prisoners receiving books from outside smacks of being gratuitously cruel.
If as a truly humane society we could turn our attention from fatuous adulation of the gratuitously over-privileged to remedying that global tragedy in earnest it would indeed be a day for celebration.
Oresharski has thus refuted former PM Boyko Borisov, who stated earlier on Friday that the Socialist-led government has gratuitously delayed the official launch of the highway amid the busy holiday season.
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Only your sensitivity to light perforates your chances of progressing through the levels, particularly when enemies fight back, but that all makes for the thrill of the chase in an absorbing action title that, while gratuitously gory, has great gameplay credentials.
This has led many a local poet to lie gratuitously about his age, but "Cowboy" Matt Hopewell is made of sterner stuff.
No-one seems to have thought of writing to criticise the snub which the Queen gratuitously offered to the people of Wales and the Assembly itself.
These days we are bombarded with gratuitously graphic scenes in movies and on TV.
ElCat company will gratuitously equip the Main Department of Internal Affairs and regional police departments with Internet and GPS-resources.
More than that, they gratuitously thank not just Gordon Brown but the Queen and Prince Andrew, making it seem that the whole British establishment was involved in getting Al Megrahi returned to Libya to die.
Then Zelaya gratuitously kicked over Herrera's Christmas tree and nativity scene--and the light was on