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sleazy

thin or flimsy, as cloth
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The latest in the series will be a "rare treat" for diners, promises Phipps, as he has uncovered a lost rare audio interview he recorded in 1978 with American guitar legend Link Wray, the man said to have created the sleaziest riff of all time in Rumble.
But we can reveal the party firm's tactic is to openly encourage young girls to keep taking things to the sleaziest level possible in the hope that its new found notoriety lures even more youngsters into booze-fuelled debauchery.
Perhaps it is no surprise that the 71-year-old was among the sleaziest of them all.
A day later, all newspapers carried the story on their front pages comparing the ' love triangle' with the sleaziest of the Bollywood script.
According to Gawker, the group, witch describe themselves as "the sleaziest punk band in the world", said they filmed the raunchy solo sex tape in front of the anti-gay sect's headquarters in Topeka during an unprepared stop on the way to a concert in Denver, the New York Daily News reported.
The Journal News deserves recognition for producing the sleaziest digital stunt masquerading as journalism yet.
By the time Ronald Reagan died in 2004, hardly any Americans remembered that his administration had overseen one of the sleaziest foreign policy operations in US history.
It's an old flim-flam worthy of the sleaziest carnival sharpies or scam artist Charles Ponzi, yet most of the punsters swallow it whole.
That's a way of doing business that the sleaziest archetypal auto salesman might envy.
The Duke Bar, where I worked, was probably the sleaziest at that time.
Interesting HIStory here: in the early '80s, a little software firm at the same address called Healthcare Information Systems, Inc., made a similar announcement, selling red-hot software for IBM mainframes through a superb sales force led by one of the sleaziest directors of marketing in the business: me!
What has happened is that it was taken over by means of the sleaziest, low-comedy, Keystone Cops-style coup d'etat imaginable" (Man 98-99), which "disconnected all the burglar alarms prescribed by the Constitution, which is to say The House and Senate and the Supreme Court." Vonnegut observes that "our daily news sources, newspapers and TV are now so craven, so unvigilant on behalf of the American people, so uninformative, that only in books do we learn what's really going on" (Man 103).