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sleazy

thin or flimsy, as cloth
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It is a deliberate attempt to foreground the sleazier aspects of the film.
An editorial in The Sun headlined "Sleazeballs" meanwhile asked: "Has there ever been a sleazier sporting organization than FIFA?
Nearly three-quarters of the 178 countries in Transparency International's annual survey scored on the sleazier end of the scale, which ranges from zero (perceived to be highly corrupt) to 10 (thought to have little corruption).
My aunt had two bedrooms, one of which faced the sleazier side of town where the riots were taking place (we had to keep the windows closed against the smoke from the fire bombs) and another looked upon the better part of town - so I was caught on the edges of both.
There were more slow numbers, including Beautiful (originally performed with Pharrell Williams) and the sleazier grind of Sexual Eruption.
Then, the more I dug in, I came to love the sleazier, infinitely lush depth of B-noir.
It is the New Yorker's darker and sleazier sounds that showcase the Scissor Sisters at their rock star swaggering best.
Large implants, in my opinion, take the projects and the actors to a sleazier level.
In an ever-escalating rhetorical spiral, political discussion in the media and the blogosphere becomes harsher, sleazier.
Obama, his friends in the "mainstream media," and the sleazier blogs have hit Palin high and (most often) low, with bogus charges and ugly smears.
I've been voting for more than 40 years and I cannot remember a candidate running a sleazier, more misleading or lie-filled campaign than that being waged by Hillary Clinton.