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sleazy

thin or flimsy, as cloth
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Aren't all glamour models, I hear you sleazily chortle.
There's your besuited city lawyer - one of those emasculated 'middle- class' boys, reared by strident mothers to respect women, who are rebelling against their upbringing (and in any case, there's something so sleazily appealing about the Boogie Nights mentality).
I see lap-dancing clubs as the refuge of people with nothing better to do, but surely you need to go at least once in your life if only to see how sleazily boring they are.
And this was no sleazily produced underground manual--in their foreword the publishers acknowledge the assistance of Stirling Fessenden, chairman of the Shanghai Municipal Council.
This isn't just a question of not wanting our country tainted by the vulgarity, corruption and sordidness that up to now has remained sleazily at home in sink centres like Las Vegas and Sun City.
Sleazily, the doctor suggests that she may "prefer to have this act performed personally?
Unlike Iggy Pop, whose brutish brand of rock and onstage cock-floppin' rendered him sleazily attainable in the minds of his male disciples, Bowie's '70s-era Ziggy Stardust gender-bending and the innate emotional vulnerability and displacement of his lyrics in an unforgivingly macho world made him iconic.
Given his catalogue intro, which manages, sleazily, to screen his entire escapade through the events of 9/11 (despite almost all of the works' having been created before that date) and to invoke "truth" and "sincerity" while warning that "perhaps beauty and irony are luxuries of peacetime," I'd have hoped he could instill another of those much touted patriotic/spiritual values: trust.
What Siegel's readers learn, however, is something else--namely, that Atlas is merely a representative case of how diminished and sleazily opportunistic a whole generation of Jewish-American intellectuals has become.