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obscene

Law (of publications) having a tendency to deprave or corrupt
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That is, not until German manufacturer Ex Oriente Lux AG showed 'em a "vending machine for the obscenely wealthy.
getting wasted on pills and booze, almost dying, learning nothing and then continuing his life as a weird creepy dude who still manages to sleep with obscenely attractive women.
Regarding "Abuse tsunami" (NCR, April 2): In the morass of revolting details concerning the sexual scandals of the Catholic clergy in Europe, perhaps no imagery is more telling or more obscenely graphic than the comment of the Catholic archbishop of Hamburg, Werner Thissen: "The church's beams are rotten.
Sports stars, even the obscenely wealthy ones, are human beings too.
Just as certain chains of coffee houses have "brainwashed" us into believing it is perfectly normal to pay pounds 4 for a cup of coffee, so the consultant industry have "brainwashed" councils (and many more organisations) into believing they couldn't possibly make a decision without their obscenely expensive advice.
There's an obscenely sacrilegious sex rite with enslaved naked nuns and a premature burial that almost kills poor Jean (and he's not even the one being buried).
1) Reading about a movie flogging the travails of bisexuality, from the unique perspective of Michael Huffington, known heretofore only for two spectacular losses: his obscenely expensive Senate campaign against Dianne Feinstein and his 11-year marriage with politically progressive diva Arianna.
Resembling a monumental orangery, albeit with its proportions fashionably warped and morphed, the 130m long vitreous volume surges fluidly along Schildergasse, dipping in deference to St Antoniterkirche, before gathering and climaxing in an almost obscenely bulbous outcrop that has quickly become a new Cologne landmark.
The modern fat suit movie literally burst on the screen in Monty Python's 1983 film The Meaning of Life, when Terry Jones' obscenely obese gourmand Mr.
Cilla and Les hear the sound of cash tills, rather than wedding bells, when they announce their engagement accompanied by an obscenely long present list.
Bombing Stateside in October with a pathetic $11m, Americans had an early serving of turkey with this excruciating comedy that sees Ben Affleck playing Drew Latham, an obscenely rich Chicago advertising exec taken aback when shallow girlfriend Missy (Jennifer Morrison) dumps him for wanting to take her to Fiji for Christmas.